In the News
The Oregon Department of Agriculture has banned the application of two pesticides to linden trees. This follows multiple incidents of bee deaths this summer. Neither professional applicators nor homeowners may spray lindens or other tilia species with pesticides containing imidacloprid or dinotefuran, two neoniconitoid ingredients that can harm bees. The rule takes effect immediately, and applies for the next six months. Read MORE.
State of Oregon names new Pollinator Task Force. The group of 10 people includes legislators, educators, industry representatives, environmental organizations, and honey producers. The group will submit a report by October 1.
OPCA Membership Renewal invoices have been sent in the mail. Renew by August 31 to remain current!
OPCA Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Shastina Meyer. Shastina was nominated by Valley Inspections and Pests, Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Congrats Shastina!
OPCA Board Meetings are open to all members. Contact the office at 541-951-1555 to participate. Upcoming meetings: July 16, 7 am am by teleconference.
OPCA Elects New officers and Directors. Our annual election was held June 7 at the annual meeting. Click HERE to see the new board members.
Bed Bug Central Boot Camp set for August 21, 2014 in Portland. Bed Bug Central and OPCA are partnering to hold this 8 hour seminar packed with great information. Click HERE for details!
OPCA Fall Beach Seminar is Sept 12-13. Registration is Open. Seminar features a panel discussion on Bee Health Issues. Click HERE for info!
Rescertification classes, Oregon Department of Agriculture. Click HERE.
Industry partners, sponsor an OPCA event. We have three major seminars during the year (June, September, November). Sponsor or display at our Fall Beach Seminar at Salishan Resort, September 13, click HERE.
OPCA's Promise to our Military
In recognition of our men and women who are serving overseas in the military, members of the Oregon Pest Control Association is offering a free-one time pest control service to those immediate family members who are left at home.
To request free service or to obtain additional information, please contact the Oregon Pest Control Association at 541-935-1115, in Salem.