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OJO Decisions

The following decisions and orders were issued by the United States Department of Agriculture's Office of the Judicial Officer (USDA OJO) upon appeal of OALJ decisions. Listed in reverse chronological order, the decisions are displayed in PDF format and may be downloaded via Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Decisions and Orders of the Judicial Officer
2022 OJO Decisions
2021 OJO Decisions
2020 OJO Decisions
2019 OJO Decisions
2018 OJO Decisions
2017 OJO Decisions


OJO decisions entered prior to January 1, 2017 are available on the University of Arkansas National Agricultural Law Center website. Please note that the decisions posted on both this website and the National Agricultural Law Center website are to be considered primary sources. Users may cite cases from either website or from the Agriculture Decisions volume in which the decision is reported.

In addition to deciding OALJ appeals, the Judicial Officer issues reparation decisions under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA). Major reparation decisions are published in Agriculture Decisions and are also available on USDA's PACA website.

The OJO's contact number is 202-772-4820.