Pesticides and PARC

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Milton-Freewater Aerial Rodenticide Application

Pesticide Use Investigation #200194

On November 8, 2019, ODA initiated Agricultural Use Followup investigation # 200194 following a citizen report that an aerial application was applied in a manner that impacted private properties. ODA staff have been in regular communication with interested parties to provide updates on the ongoing investigation. The following letters and interactive map of the area​ have been provided as part of the ongoing communication process. 

Pesticide advisories 

    ​6/20/19 (amended 6/24/19)
    The six neem oil products currently under the statewide Stop Sale, Use, or Removal Orders (SSUROs) advisories, initially announced June 20, 2019, and amended June 24, 2019, are for specific lot numbers. See the amended advisories for details. ​​

      Bulletins and news ​ 

      ODA Pesticide Bulletin​

      ODA Pesticide Bulletin — Fall Issue (2019)

      In this issue: Pesticide Program Manager retiring and another elected as president of AAPCO; using PICOL for label information; new resources for school IPM; waste pesticide collection event; ODA adopts aminocyclopyrachlor rule; special local need registrations; EPA approves new uses of sulfoxaflor; pesticide and fertilizer violations; and new paraquat labeling and training. Pesticide fall newsletter

      ODA Pesticide Bulletin — Spring Issue (2019)

      Among the stories in this issue: Steps to take to reduce the risk of drift; new license category added for School Integrated Pest Management; how to file a complaint with the Pesticide Program; labeling rules for secondary and service containers; Oregon Bee Project adds new resources; and a look back at the regulatory work of ODA's Fertilizer Program. Pesticide spring newsletter

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