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.
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.