SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon State Board of Agriculture will hold its quarterly meeting February 21-23, 2023. The meeting will be held in-person at Oregon Department of Agriculture in Salem, OR with the option to participate remotely.
The workgroup agendas and meeting agenda are available on the State Board of Agriculture webpage for your reference. Pre-meeting materials will be posted on the website as they become available.
Tuesday, February 21
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Workgroup work sessions
Board member Workgroup A and Workgroup B will meet at 5:30 pm to review and discuss board resolutions currently under review. A list of resolutions under review by each workgroup is available on the workgroup agenda and available in the resolution packet. Work sessions are open to the public. Call in details are available on each agenda.
Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23
See the Board meeting agenda for details
The draft meeting agenda includes budget and legislative updates from the ODA, an industry panel will provide legislative priorities and updates to the board, and the ODA Plant Protection and Conservation Programs will provide an update.
Day two agenda items include a presentation from the ODA on the introduction to the CAFO permitting process and an update from the ODA Food Safety and Animal Health Programs, and the meeting agenda will conclude with board business.
A public comment period is scheduled for each day. See the meeting agenda for full details. The final agenda is subject to change.
To provide written public comments to the Board, submit written comments by email to Karla Valness at email@example.com.
Verbal comments will be limited to three minutes and will be heard in the public comment period on Wednesday, February 22 or Thursday, February 23.
To provide verbal comments remotely, you must contact Karla Valness at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Date you plan to provide verbal comments (February 22 or February 23)
- Your first and last name
- The topic of your comment
- The telephone number you will be using when calling the meeting
To provide verbal comments in-person you must sign-up, prior to the comment period on the agenda, at the meeting and provide your name and organization. If you have written materials as part of your public comment, please bring 20 copies to the meeting. Comment time is limited to three minutes per person.
Basement Hearing Room
Oregon Department of Agriculture
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
ODA has implemented a new visitor access policy to assure the safety and security of ODA employees and its visitors. Please enter the building through the Summer Street NE west side entrance, the side with the parking lot, next to the Veterans building. Upon entering the lobby, please stop at the ODA reception desk which is located across the lobby.
Contact Karla Valness for information regarding the meeting or to request ADA accommodations – 48 hours advance notice is requested.