Natural Resources

Public Hearings ​​​​​​

  • There is a notice of proposed rulemaking​​ that would raise annual permit fees, application fees and transfer fees for CAFOs. A public hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019, at Oregon Department of Agriculture. Written comments due by 5 p.m. Dec. 20, 2019.
  • ​There is a proposal for General Permit Registration for a new CAFO in Area 5​. A public hearing will be held 2-4 p.m. Dec. 16, 2019, at Harney ESD, 25 Fairview Heights, Burns, OR 97720. Written comments due by 5 p.m. Dec. 21, 2019.   


To be announced
For information, contact Renita McNaughtan at (503) 986-4779 or

The CAFO Advisory Committee was created to provide feedback to the department about the CAFO Program. The committee has a variety of representatives including permitted CAFO operators, technical advisors, stakeholder representatives, and the public. The CAFO Advisory Committee meets three times per year in the third floor conference room, Room 331, at the Oregon Department of Agriculture, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR, and all meetings are open to the public. Each meeting is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. 

2020 schedule to be announced

2020 schedule to be announced


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