Dept. of Agriculture

Proposed pollinator health legislation

Labels, restrictions proposed for neonicotinoid pesticides (Capital Press, 3/29/17)

Report to the Oregon Legislative Assembly [PDF] (2014) Task Force on Pollinator Health

Bumble bees, trees, and neonicotinoids [PDF] (2015) Oregon Pesticide Program

Protecting pollinators from pesticides [PDF] (2014) Oregon Pesticide Program

Oregon Dairy Air Quality Task Force report

Dairy air debate centers on nearly decade-old report (Portland Tribune, 3/9/2017)

Oregon Dairy Air Quality Task Force final report (2008) Oregon Dairy Air Quality Task Force, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, and Oregon State Department of Agriculture

Food Safety Inspections

Oregon plans to fix backlogged, inconsistent food-safety inspections (Statesman Journal, 2/16/17)

foodsafetyOregon Department of Agriculture: improved management practices, use of resources could help Food Safety Program achieve its mission [PDF] (2016) Oregon Audits Division, Oregon State Department of Agriculture