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​Administration and Support

Manages the executive functions of the agency through the Director's Office, provides external communication through the Communications team​, maintains ODA's computer infrastructure, administers human resources functions, manages the agency's budget, and provides business-related support to agency programs and customers.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Food Safety and Animal Health Programs

Inspect all facets of Oregon's food distribution system (except restaurants) to ensure food is safe for consumption, protects and maintains animal health, and ensures animal feeds meet nutritional and labeling standards.

​Market Access and Certification Programs

Help Oregon's agricultural producers successfully add value, sell, and ship products to local, national, and international markets by promoting and creating demand for products through marketing activities, inspection, and certification. This program area also provides consumer protection and fair competition among businesses while facilitating interstate commerce and international trade by ensuring the accuracy and uniformity of Oregon's Commercial Weighing System and the quality of motor fuels sold in Oregon​

Natural Resource Programs

Address water quality, water quantity, and natural resource conservation on agricultural lands, the proper use of pesticides, labeling and sale of fertilizer, and field burning in the Willamette Valley through outreach efforts, compliance, monitoring, and coordination with other natural resource agencies.

Plant Protection and Conservation Programs

Protect Oregon's agricultural industries and natural environment from harmful plant pests, diseases, and noxious weeds; enhance the value and marketability of exported nursery stock, Christmas trees, seeds, and other agricultural products; and further the conservation of threatened and endangered plants.


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