To protect Ohio citizens by ensuring the safety of the state’s food supply and the health of Ohio’s food animals and plant life, and to create economic opportunities for Ohio’s farmers, food processors and agribusinesses.
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Information about the department's various programs as well as forms, applications and fact sheets can all be found in the resources section.
Become an ODA Inspector
Consider joining the Ohio Department of Agriculture as one of our many traveling inspectors! Not one day is the same for this position, as you drive across the state making sure all Ohio producers and facilities are complying with state regulations.Watch Video