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 fertilizer registration fees
The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) will hold a hearing Oct. 16 to consider increasing fertilizer registration fees and lime inspection fees.
The public can comment on the proposed rule during the hearing, which will be from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 16 in Basement Conference Room D at ODA, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.
You can submit written comments immediately; the deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 23. Email comments to Rules Coordinator Sue Gooch or mail comments to Sue Gooch, Oregon Department of Agriculture, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301