Oregon Board of Agriculture Meeting

The full board meeting begins late afternoon on Feb. 20 with a presentation on water quantity issues from the Oregon Water Resources Department, with a focus on Columbia River water reservations and Oregon minimum stream flows. On day two of the three-day meeting, the 10-member board will participate in a round table discussion of key legislative issues with agriculture industry representatives. The board will also receive an update on the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s legislative issues. Day two concludes with board members meeting with individual legislators at the Capitol to discuss priority issues concerning agriculture.

On day three, board members will receive an update from Oregon OSHA on the Worker Protection Standard and a presentation of a land use study conducted by Portland State University. The board will conclude its meeting by reviewing resolutions and providing subcommittee reports. Public comment periods are scheduled for 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21 and 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22.

Oregon Department of Agriculture
635 Capitol St. NE
Salem, Ore.

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