The Plant Health and Insect Pest Prevention and Management programs provide general plant pest and disease diagnostic services for Cannabis, including marijuana and hemp.
What tests do we provide?
How do I submit a sample?
- Samples are accepted by appointment only - please email PlantHealth@oda.oregon.gov to set up a time to drop off samples in person.
- Marijuana or hemp samples can be submitted, in person,Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If plants are tracked in Metrc AND you are submitting a whole plant, you must do a transfer manifest to the ODA Regulatory Lab prior to submitting your sample.
- Hemp samples can also be mailed, with payment, to:
Plant Health Program
Oregon Department of Agriculture, Room 247
635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
Hemp grower or handler registrations will be verified prior to acceptance of samples.
For all samples, payment is due at the time of
Cannabis Pest & Disease Diagnostic Request Form
Both marijuana and hemp may be submitted for diagnostics. Marijuana samples must be submitted in person to ODA. Cannabis diagnostics form
How much does a diagnosis cost and what does it include?
We charge $70 per sample for disease diagnosis. This includes a
consultation with Plant Health Program staff and an overall evaluation,
including a microscopic exam and culturing and visual identification of
potential pathogens. Additional tests may be included at the submitter’s
request to confirm diagnoses, and will be billed accordingly.