Oregon

Oregon County Contact Information

To find the contact information for any Oregon County, please use the “County Office” link in the Browse by Subject box, on the left hand side of the screen

At the Service Center Locator screen, click on the County of interest.


Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Launch June 15

The nomination period for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committees runs June 15 through Aug. 1, 2018, and elections will take place starting in November.
 
County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. FSA’s been across the country interviewing current committee members to spotlight their involvement in their county. Read what they have to say and check back each week.
 
For more information on FSA county committees, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/elections.
 


We want your spectacular photographs of Oregon agriculture!

We are excited to announce Oregon FSA’s first annual photo contest to showcase your passion and commitment to agriculture.  The photo contest begins today, June 4 and runs through August 8, 2018, and is open to all Oregon FSA employees, Oregon producers, farmers, and ranchers.

For our first photo contest, we’ve come up with four photo categories: Agriculture Landscape, People in Agriculture, A Rural Workday, and Agricultural Animals or Crops, and of course, all photos must represent and exemplify safe farming practices.  We are looking for your recent photos taken in Oregon that best represent these categories.  Our State Committee members will judge the photos during our August State Committee meeting.  The top three finalist photos will be selected from each Oregon FSA county office, and one winner will then be selected from each county office.

For more information click on the contest flyer or contest article.  Link to photo contest entry form and FSA-463 - Photograph and Testimonial Consent/Release Form

Entries can be submitted to your local FSA Office or can be e-mailed to Susan.Riffel@or.usda.gov.


National Agriculture Day (March 20)

March 20, 2018, a day designated as National Agriculture Day to celebrate the accomplishments of American agriculture.

Oregon FSA thanks our agricultural producers for their contributions and for continuing to feed our nation and the world.

To read the Ag Day message from Peggy S. Browne, State Executive Director, Oregon Farm Service Agency, please click on this link.


Celebrating Women in Agriculture

USDA has recently developed a new tool that helps identify the impacts that women have in Agriculture, by State, as well as Nationally. Infographics showing what percentage of women farm in each state and nationally are included in this new tool, as are links to blogs in which powerful stories of women in agriculture are featured. In addition, links are provided to the Women in Agriculture Mentoring Network, where women can connect with other women leaders in agriculture all across the country.

To read this story please click on this link to access the Women in Ag blog.


Celebrating 30 Years of Conservation Reserve Program

CRP Logo2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Conservation Reserve program (CRP) and in recognition of this milestone; FSA has launched a commemorative website. The web address is www.fsa.usda.gov/CRPis30.

We hope you’ll visit the site often to take an interactive, cross-country tour and see the nationwide impact of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) unfold virtually over the next several months.


Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)

If you produce a specialty crop that is ineligible for crop insurance, we’ve got an improved program that can help protect against losses from weather and natural disasters.

The Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance program, or NAP, is now available, offering much more than in the past. Previously you were covered at 55 percent of the market price for losses exceeding 50 percent, but now you can cover 65 percent of your crop at 100 percent of the price.

For new, low-income or previously underserved farmers, there is free basic coverage, and higher coverage at discounted premiums.

Learn more on the web at www.fsa.usda.gov/nap. Or call your local FSA county office.


2014 Farm Bill

The Agricultural Act of 2014 (the Act), also known as the 2014 Farm Bill, was signed by President Obama on Feb. 7, 2014. The Act repeals certain programs, continues some programs with modifications, and authorizes several new programs administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA). Most of these programs are authorized and funded through 2018.

For the latest on 2014 Farm Bill programs administered by FSA, please visit our Farm Bill website at www.fsa.usda.gov/farmbill and for an FSA program overview please read, download and/or print our recently posted FSA Farm Bill Fact Sheet titled, What’s in the 2014 Farm Bill for Farm Service Agency Customers?


IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
  • 07/04/18 - Independence Day - Offices Closed
  • 07/16/18 - Acreage Reporting Deadline
  • 09/03/18 - Labor Day - Offices Closed
  • 10/08/18 - Columbus Day - Offices Closed
  • 11/12/18 - Veterans Day Observed - Offices Closed
  • 11/22/18 - Thanksgiving Day - Offices Closed
  • 12/25/18 - Christmas Day - Offices Closed

Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers

Small and midsize producers provide new opportunities for American agriculture across the country. USDA has created a website to provide small and midsize producers valuable resources and program information about access to capital, land management and conservation practices, managing risk, finding local markets, and other educational resources.

The website is:
http://www.usda.gov/small-midsized-farmer-resources.xml


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USDA Offers Mobile Access and More Efficient Online Tools for Farmers and Ranchers

Like all websites, the FSA site is accessible through any device that connects to the Internet. The Mobile site organizes the information on the website in a way that makes for easy reading on a small, hand-held screen. Read more.


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FSA at Work Across Oregon FY 2015

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Who we are:

The Farm Service Agency is a federal agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Located in all 50 states, our mission is to help American farmers provide reasonably priced food and fiber to the nation and the world.

In Oregon, the State Office is located in Tualatin, Oregon, just south of Portland. County Service Centers are located in 23 Oregon towns. For County Office phone numbers and addresses: County Information pages.

The Farm Service Agency State Committee in Oregon oversees the activities of the agency. The members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture each year. They hear appeals from local farmers and guide the direction of agency policy.

The Oregon Farm Service Agency State Committee members are:

Anna Sullivan – Chair
Sam Asai
TJ Hansell
Phil Hassinger


Call or write to us at:

United States Department of Agriculture
Farm Service Agency
7620 SW Mohawk
Tualatin, Oregon 97062-8121
(503) 692-6830 Voice
(855) 824-6185 FAX