Oregon Fruit Products has dramatically expanded its fruit for fermentation program while also pursuing new products for foodservice.
Maxine Thompson works exclusively with cultivars from northern Japan, which she says have a superior
Family has been growing tree fruit for nearly 110 years
Orchard started with cherries in 1960 and now includes Oregon’s signature nut
Most avocados are grown from Santa Barbara County south to San Diego County fairly close to the coast, but there are a few coastal areas in Monterey County that produce great avocados.
There’s an upside to farming in an urban area, Peggy Zimmerman says: 400,000 customers in the county.
Oregon’s hop history included nearly 1,000 commercial producers in the 1880s.
Marsing, Idaho — The Williamson family has grown tree fruit for four generations, but now the orchard is transitioning to vineyards.
“My cousin Patrick, my sister Beverly and I took over management from my father Roger and...
Their 1,000 acres under cultivation include 500 acres of hops, 150 acres of wine grapes and rotational crops of grass seed, sweet corn and grain.
EFB, which is caused by a fungus indigenous to the Northeastern U.S., causes only a canker on the native American hazelnut but is lethal when it appears on the commercially important European hazelnut.
Ron Chapin runs a bare root nursery and micropropagation operation on the 700-acre farm.
The couple grinds the branches into mulch that stays among the trees.
Mountainland Cooperative, Cherry Hill Farms involve extended family
In 1792 the first major apricot crop was produced in California.