Noxious Weed Policy and Classification System 2014

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) Noxious Weed Control Program provides a statewide leadership role for coordination and management of state listed noxious weeds. The state program focuses on noxious weed control efforts by implementing early detection and rapid response projects for new invasive noxious weeds, implementing biological control, implementing statewide inventory and survey, assisting the public and cooperators through technology transfer and noxious weed education, maintaining noxious weed data and maps for priority listed noxious weeds, and assisting land managers and cooperators with integrated weed management projects. The Noxious Weed Control Program also supports the Oregon State Weed Board with administration of the OSWB Grant Program, developing statewide management objectives, developing Weed Risk Assessments, and maintaining the State Noxious Weed List. 

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