Oregon Agriculture Chemicals & Fertilizer Association

Oregon Agriculture Chemicals & Fertilizer Association is a non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to promote the safe use of agricultural chemicals and fertilizer products and to advocate on behalf of those involved with the manufacture, sale, and application of these products.

OACFA’s goals include providing educational programs to users of agricultural chemicals and fertilizers in order to assure their safe application and protection of the environment. These programs promote awareness and adherence to all appropriate state and federal regulations and procedures regarding the use of agricultural pesticides and fertilizers.
OACFA’s goals also include enhancing public awareness of the need for and the associated benefits of agricultural chemicals and fertilizers.

Tues, Nov. 7, 2023 – Wilsonville, OR at The Holiday Inn/Portland South

Thurs, Nov. 9, 2023 – Pendleton, OR at the Pendleton Convention Center


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Wed, Nov 15, 2023  8 am to 5 pm – Live Webinar

You MUST Register Online

Online Webinar Registration

Each Webinar attendee must have a separate e-mail address and High-speed internet. Webinar attendees must be registered individually. Zoom will require Name, E-mail address & Pesticide License number. Payment is processed by PayPal, then watch for a confirmation e-mail message containing a unique webinar link. Save the Zoom message and Do Not share, as this link will track the individual’s attendance time.

A reminder message will be sent prior to the webinar. Check your Spam file if you don’t see it. If you don’t receive a confirmation, contact OACFA to request a duplicate. But don’t wait until the day of the webinar!


In-Person Attendees will receive a confirmation postcard. Bring the postcard to check-in.

Bring your Pesticide License number(s) with you to the Seminar to sign credit records.


Companies sending multiple employees to the In-Person Seminars, may substitute a different employee if someone is unable to attend. However, the OACFA office must be notified in advance, so the correct attendee’s name will appear on the Check-in List.


Check back soon to see the Full Agenda for each Seminar.


In Person Seminar: $155 per person

Includes program, lunch, and coffee break

Walk-in registration: $170 per person – Provided space is available

Live Webinar is: $145 per person

Available Credits

8 Credits are anticipated from Oregon and Washington State Departments of Agriculture and Oregon Landscape Contractors Board. Credits will also be applied for in State of Idaho for Pendleton site only.

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Check your Pesticide Credit Hours with Oregon Dept. of Agriculture:

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Want to help sponsor the annual Safety & Stewardship Semiars?
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Or email your questions including your name, company, and phone number to info@oacfa.com and we will contact you.
  • Albaugh, LLC
  • AMVAC – AnAmerican Vanguard Company
  • Bank of Eastern Oregon
  • BASF Corporation
  • Bell Laboratories, Inc.
  • Certis Biologicals / Biopesticides
  • FMC
  • Gowan Company
  • KWS Distributing
  • Liphatech, Inc.
  • Marion Ag Service
  • Mid Columbia Producers
  • Miller Chemical & Fertilizer LLC
  • Morrow County Grain Growers
  • Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • Nufarm Americas Inc.
  • Nutrien Ag Solutions
  • OrCal Inc
  • Pallets for Agriculture, Inc.
  • Pratum Co-op
  • Simplot Grower Solutions – Independence
  • Simplot Grower Solutions – Umatilla
  • Sipcam Agro
  • Syngenta Crop Protection
  • The McGregor Company
  • Valent USA
  • Valley Agronomics LLC
  • Veseris
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company – Adams
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company – Albany


Benefits to being a member of Oregon Agriculture Chemicals & Fertilizer Association include legislative representation, access to industry specific training, and industry information. OACFA distributes electronic newsletters about industry issues, available resources, updates on recent legislation or changes to regulatory requirements. Each fall OACFA sponsors a series of seminars — Safety & Stewardship Seminars. The Seminars emphasize the safe, effective and legal application of pesticides, as well as environmental protection. Private growers, custom applicators, and other users of pesticide products, such as landscape personnel and pest control operators also benefit from this continuing education opportunity. Seminar attendees receive recertification credits to properly maintain their applicator licenses in Oregon and adjoining states. OACFA electronic newsletters provide frequent reminders about other continuing education programs and resources throughout the year.


Individual: $25/year

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Corporate: $125/year

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Small businesses with no more than 3 employees. For larger businesses, dues are $125 plus $25 per person for more than 3 employee/corporate members. Our online registration offers you the option of either paying by credit card through PayPal or requesting an invoice to be forwarded by mail.

Continuing Education Calendar


  • Jan 27
    Part 1: 8 am – 12 pm 
    Part 2: 1 pm – 5 pm
    Pesticide Applicator: Laws & Safety Recertification
    Central Oregon Community College in Redmond. Credits: AM = 4 and PM = 4. Fee: $89 for each part. AM does not duplicate PM.
    Assistance: 541.383.7270 or ceinfo@cocc.edu
  • Jan 31
    7 am – 11:45 am
    Nampa Grower Meeting
    Offered by Valley Ag in Nampa, ID. CR 1 Core & 2 other.
    Marty Homer: marty.hyomer@valleyag.com or 208.312.4522
  • Jan 31
    9 am – 12 pm
    Self Propelled Sprayer Clinic
    Offered by RDO Equipment Co. in Hermiston. CR 2 Core.
    Erin Hightower: ehightower@rdoequipment.com or 509.830.8065
  • Feb 1-2
    43rd Central Oregon Farm Fair
    Sponsored by Jefferson County Seed Growers Assn & OSU in Madras. CR 2 Core & 1 other.
    Jeremiah Dung: Jeremiah.dung@oregonstate.edu or 509.435.5209
  • Feb 2
    9 am – 2:15 pm
    Jordan Valley Winter Weed Seminar
    Offered by Jordan Valley Cooperative Weed Management Area in Jordan Valley. CR 3 Core.
    Eric Morrison: jvcwma@qwestoffice.net or 541.586.3000
  • Feb 3
    7 am – 1 pm
    Pratum Co-Op Berry Grower Production Meeting
    In Salem. CR 1 Core & 1 other.
    Angel Torres: atorres@pratumcoop.com or 541.730.9120
  • Feb 3 – March 10
    6 weeks – Fridays 1 pm – 5 pm
    Pesticide Laws & Safety in Spanish
    To prepare for Oregon Pesticide Laws & Safety exam. Class held each Friday. Cost is $143 LCB credits 17.
    Loretta Mills: lorettam@clackamas.edu
  • Feb 7
    8 am – 4 pm
    Idaho-Malheur County Onion Growers Annual Meeting
    Offered by OSU Extension in Ontario. CR 1 Core & 3 other.
    Stuart Reitz: stuart.reitz@oregonstate.edu or 541.881.1417
  • Feb 9
    8:15 am – 10 am
    Core Pesticide Safety Training
    Offered by Umatilla County OSU Extension in Milton-Freewater. CR 2.
    Cody Copp: cody.copp@oregonstate.edu
  • Feb 10
    1 pm – 5 pm
    Pesticide Core Training
    Offered by Clackamas Community College. CR 4 Core.
    Loretta Mills: lorettam@clackamas.edu
  • Feb 16
    9 am – 2:15 pm
    Harney CWMA Pesticide Recertification Class
    Offered by Harney CWMA in Burns. CR 3 Core & 1 other.
    Tyler Goss: goss@harneyswcd.net
  • Feb 16
    8 am – 3 pm
    Emerald Ash Borer in Oregon
    Offered by Rainbow Ecoscience in Lake Oswego. CR 4 Core & 1 other.
    Jessica Berggren: jberggren@rainbowecosscience.com or 651.472.3429
  • Feb 24
    8 am – 5 pm
    Pesticide Applicator: Herbicide Ornamental & Turf Exam Review
    At Central Oregon Community College in Redmond. Preparation for state exam (exam fee not included) Cost is $189 – Register by Feb 13th.
    Assistance: 541.383.7270
  • Feb 24
    8 am – noon – Part 1
    1 pm – 5 pm – Part 2
    Pesticide Applicator: Herbicide Ornamental & Turf Recertification Review
    At Central Oregon Community College in Redmond. Credits: AM = 4 and PM = 4. Cost is $89 for each part. AM does not duplicate PM.
    Assistance: 541.383.7270
  • March 9
    1 pm – 5 pm
    Pesticide Applicator Right of Way
    Offered by Central Oregon Community College in Redmond. CR 4 Core. Cost $89
    Keri Podell: Kpodell@cocc.edu or 541.383.7270
  • March 18
    8 am – 12 pm
    Pesticide Label Comprehension
    At Chemeketa Community College in Salem.CR 4 Core.
    Assistance: ag@chemeketa.edu or 503.399.5139