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ODA Accepting Proposals for 2022 Speciality Crop Block Grant Program

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is now accepting proposals for project ideas as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Specialty Crop...

USDA, ODA Fund 15 Oregon Specialty Crop Block Grant Projects

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducts an annual competitive solicitation to award Specialty Crop Block...

Oregon Department of Ag Forming Oregon Hemp Commission

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is recruiting volunteers for temporary commissioners for the new Oregon Hemp Commission. The seven temporary Oregon Hemp Commissioners will...

Department of Agriculture Lists Oregon’s Top 20 Commodities

Oregon’s greenhouse and nursery industry experienced a COVID-19 boon with value of production topping one billion dollars for a second year in a row,...

Two Serious Horse Viruses Confirmed in Oregon, According to ODA

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) received six confirmed reports of West Nile Virus (WNV) diagnosed in Oregon horses in the past two weeks. The...

Easterday Dairy Near Boardman Submits CAFO Application to ODA

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) received a Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) application from Cole Easterday late last month. This new application comes...

Free Webinar to Focus on Expanding Business in China Via E-Commerce

Business Oregon, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and others are partnering to present a free webinar focusing the E-commerce in China. The free webinar is...

Stanfield Farm Receives $61,000 Farm-to-School Program Grant

Aichele Farms in Stanfield is one of six recipients of a farm-to-school program grant. The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) recently announced the six awardees...

Oregon Releases Top 20 Agriculture Commodities List for 2019

Agriculture remains vital to Oregon’s economy. The state is home to more than 37,200 farms and ranches and with the commercial fishing industry, the...

State Allowing Free Fishing Throughout Oregon Feb. 15-16

It’s free to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon during President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 15-16. During these two days, no fishing licenses or tags...

Celebrate Oregon Agriculture This Weekend at SAGE Center

The public is invited to Celebrate Oregon Agriculture at the SAGE Center this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24-25. The free family-friendly event is presented...

Oregon’s Minimum Known Wolf Count Up 10 Percent from Last Year

State wildlife biologists counted 137 wolves in Oregon this past winter, a 10 percent increase over last year’s count of 124, according to the Oregon...

SAGE Center to Celebrate Oregon Agriculture on Friday, Saturday

The public is invited to attend Celebrate Oregon Agriculture, a free family-friendly program presented by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) at...

West Nile Virus Detected in County

Umatilla County officials report that West Nile virus has been detected in three mosquito samples trapped in Umatilla County. The mosquitoes were captured the week...

Bees are Buzzing Again and Oregon Has Plan to Keep Them...

National Pollinator Week (June 18-24) in Oregon was a huge success in 2018, according to the Oregon Department of Agriculture, with over 20 events...

Oregon Ag Board to Hold Quarterly Meeting in Hood River June...

The Oregon Department of Agriculture proposed budget, Specialty Crop Block Grant project updates, Northwest fruit, and the China Trade Mission update are all on...

State Agriculture Community Buzzing About Oregon Bee Project

Growers across Oregon are recognized for their bee-friendly practices. With over 200 specialty crops grown in a state already characterized by its rich diversity...

Seven Days, Seven Message for National Agriculture Week in Oregon

Oregonians and citizens across the United States have a chance to say thank you to the nation’s farmers and ranchers this coming week. Once again, Oregon...

National FFA Week Being Celebrated Throughout the State of Oregon

While National FFA Week is being celebrated across the country, the Board of Agriculture got a chance to hear about the great work being done in...

Local Farmers Among Top 3 in State for Vegetable Production

When you were growing up, your mom probably told you to eat your vegetables. If those vegetables were grown in Oregon, she likely was doing you...

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