Northeast Oregon Protected District
(1)The following area is designated as the Northeast Oregon Protected District: the entire counties of Baker, Union and Wallowa, except the following part of Wallowa County which is designated as a general production area: Township 4N, Range 43E; Township 4N, Range 44E; Township 4N, Range 45E; Township 5N, Range 43E; Township 5N, Range 44E; and Township 5N, Range 45E; and those portions of Township 6N, Range 43E; Township 6N, Range 44E; and Township 6N, Range 45E falling within the State of Oregon.
(2)Forage brassica and cover crop brassica may be grown but shall not be allowed to flower.
(3)Rapeseed seed crops are allowed in the Northeast Oregon Protected District subject to the following requirements:
(a)Within the Northeast Oregon Protected District the required isolation distance from any crops with which rapeseed could cross-pollinate shall be not less than two miles;
(b)The location of all rapeseed fields must be recorded at the appropriate Oregon State University County Extension Office at least ten days prior to planting;
(c)All planting, harvest, and transportation equipment shall be cleaned to prevent any inadvertent spread of rapeseed from the field;
(d)All unbagged loads of rapeseed transported through or within the protected district must be in enclosed bins or in containers lined and covered in a manner to prevent seed loss; and
(e)Any volunteer or uncontrolled rapeseed in or around production fields must be prevented from flowering by the producer.
Rule 603-052-0886 — Northeast Oregon Protected District,