ODA pollinator information
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Pollinator web page
Food Safety Modernization Act
Important links, timelines, instructions, and other information. This page will be updated frequently.
Blackleg disease prevention The Oregon Department of Agriculture has adopted a temporary administrative rule to protect the Willamette Valley from blackleg, a plant disease that infects the seeds of Brassica crops
Blackleg temporary administrative rule and summary
Willamette Valley canola control area
House Bill 2427, adopted into law following Governor Kitzhaber's signature, establishes a moratorium on the growing of canola in the Willamette Valley Protected District except for 500 acres to be grown for research purposes. Check this page for more information, including an updated map.Canola control area web page
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Ag Progress Awards
Oregon agriculture saluted industry leaders at the 22nd annual Agricultural Progress Awards Dinner in Salem on March 12.
As a state agency that both regulates and promotes the industry, ODA is poised to assist farmers, ranchers, food processors, and the many others involved with agriculture to achieve success. Our three-fold mission includes natural resource protection, food safety and consumer protection, and agricultural marketing.