The Oregon Department of Agriculture's fertilizer research and development program provides grant monies for field level projects that address the interactions of fertilizers, agricultural minerals, and agricultural amendments with ground or surface water. Since 1990, the program has provided over 1.9 million dollars for 90+ projects dealing with a wide variety of Oregon crops throughout the state. All funds distributed are generated through fertilizer, agricultural mineral, and agricultural amendments product sales (ORS 633.460).

Request for Proposals (RFPs)

ODA and the Fertilizer Research Committee are soliciting grant applications for the distribution of grant money from the department's Fertilizer Program. See the Request for Proposals​ for more information. ​Applications must be postmarked or received no later than May 31, 2018. 

If multi-year projects are funded, RFPs are not posted annually.


All funded projects are indexed by funding year. 


Main Office
Phone: 503-986-4637
Fax: 503-986-4735

Oregon Fertilizer Laws: ORS 633

Laws governing fertilizer, agricultural amendment and lime products. ORS 633: Grades, Standards and Labels for Feeds, Soil Enhancers and Seeds