Important News & Notices

NEW ALERTS

Veterinary Feed Directive – how medically important antibiotics can be legally used in feed or water for food-producing animals:  http://www.fda.gov/animalveterinary/developmentapprovalprocess/ucm071807.htm

 

Winter Cutworm in pastures, crops, and turf (Winter 2015-16):

https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/em9139/viewfile

 

ALL ANIMALS

CATTLE

SHEEP & GOATS

SWINE
HORSES

RABBIT

WILDLIFE

 

 

Avian Influenza in Douglas County:

POULTRY



Farm Bill Information

WEEDS

 

 
  • Oregon Agripedia
    • The Oregon Agripedia combines the information of the Oregon Agricultural Statistics Bulletin, the Oregon Farmer’s Handbook, and the Oregon Agricultural Resources Directory into one handy reference for Oregon agriculture facts, laws, and resources.

 


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Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Federal Code of Regulations on Feed Ban/Processing

 

(CITE: 21CFR589) NOTE: These regulations have changed.

 

New Interim rules are in place and in the open comment period.

 

  • Old Rules:

General Provisions

 

Animal proteins prohibited in ruminant feed

 

  • New Rules:

Current BSE announcements

 


Government Animal Identification Plan

 

Plans:   

ODA - Division of Animal Health & Identification

Northwest Pilot Project - BEEF

American Sheep Industry Association - See Animal ID

Fact Sheets:

LMIC FACT SHEETS

National Animal ID System (USDA-APHIS) (Now know as ... Animal Disease Traceability)

 

Sheep Safety & Quality Assurance

 

Scrapie Eradication program

through USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

1-866-USDA-TAG (1-866-873-2824)

Water Quality & Agriculture

You should be aware of the following laws and rules...

Buffer Zones for Pesticides Near Waterbodies 

Listed pesticides being sprayed near listed waterbodies may have new regulations in addition to those on the pesticide label. There may be a buffer zone of a certain distance 20 yards for ground application or 100 yards for aerial application to which you must adhere.

The link takes you to the ODA webpage for more information. The list of pesticides and maps (slow to load) for each affected county are available on line.

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