Pesticides and PARC

The Pesticide and Fertilizer programs regulate the sale and use of pesticides and fertilizers in Oregon with the following goals:

  • Protect people and the environment from any adverse effects of pesticide use while maintaining the availability of pesticides for beneficial uses
  • Assure that effective fertilizer, agricultural mineral, agricultural amendment, and lime products are provided for agricultural and consumer uses​

Hearing to consider raising pesticide registration fees

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) will hold a hearing Sept. 24 to consider increasing pesticide registration fees.

ODA filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing  and Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact with the Secretary of State's Office. The proposed rule will increase pesticide registration fees from $160 per product to $320 per product.

The public can comment on the proposed rule during the hearing, which will be from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Third Floor Media Room at ODA, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301. 

You can submit written comments immediately; the deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 24, 2015. Email comments to Hearings Officer Eric Edmunds or mail comments to Eric Edmunds, Oregon Department of Agriculture, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.​


Pesticides Program
Phone: 503-986-4635
Fax: 503-986-4735

License renewals

Secure fax number: 503-986-4746​​

Pesticide use complaints