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Oregon Contacts:

  • Elizabeth Savory
    Oregon Department of Agriculture
    Seed Regulatory Program
    635 Capitol Street, N.E.
    Salem, OR  97301-2532
    T: 503-986-4557
    F: 503-986-4737
    E: esavory@oda.state.or.us

  • David Stimpson, Seed Laboratory Manager
    Oregon State University
    Seed Laboratory
    Corvallis, OR  97331
    T: 541-737-4794
    F: 541-737-2126
    E: david.stimpson@oregonstate.edu

  • Jim Cramer, Administrator
    Commodity Inspection Div. 
    Oregon Department of Agriculture
    635 Capitol Street, N.E.
    Salem, OR  97301-2532
    T: 503-986-4620
    F: 503-986-4737

Labeling & Distribution Information Survey:

The following responses are provided by the Oregon Department of Agriculture in regard to general questions about the Oregon State Seed Law.

VARIETY LABELING
Does your law allow for "variety not stated" labeling?
Answer = YES

ARBITRATION
Does your state offer "Seed Arbitration" as a part of your seed law, or as a separate law?
Answer = NO

PRE-EMPTION LEGISLATION
Does your state have “pre-emption” legislation to restrict local political subdivisions from regulating seed?
Answer = NO