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Ensure healthy natural resources, environment, and economy for Oregonians now and in the future through inspection and certification, regulation, and promotion of agriculture and food.


The Oregon Department of Agriculture remains able to serve the changing needs of Oregon’s diverse agricultural and food sectors to maintain and enhance a healthy natural resource base and strong economy in rural and urban communities across the state.

Core values

We value…

  • Honesty, integrity, and fairness
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Respect for people and property
  • Practical collaborative approaches to problem solving
  • Science-based approaches: technical and professional competence
  • Transparency
  • Quality customer service


ODA Biennial Report

Biennial Report

Strategic Plan Summary: 2018-2023

One page summary of the key objectives in the agency strategic plan. ODA Strategic Plan Summary

Strategic Plan: 2018-2023

Five-year plan will focus on identifying what we at ODA need to do so we can most effectively accomplish our work. ODA Strategic Plan



Director's Office
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4552
Fax: 503-986-4747