Oregonians, mark your calendars: The next canola public hearing is this Wednesday, January 23rd, at 9:00 am Pacific at the Salem Fairgrounds.
The comment period on the latest proposed rule closes soon after, on January 25th, at 5:00 pm Pacific.
Email comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Written comments should be mailed to:
Canola Hearings Officer
Department of Agriculture
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Here is a short analysis of the proposal from Friends of Family Farmers, complete with talking points and scientific studies. The Willamette Valley is one of the most appropriate and valuable areas in the world for producing specialty seed, including brassicas. Make your voice heard!