Educational DocumentFruit characteristics of sweet cherry cultivars and selections under evaluation in The Dalles at the Cemetery Block. All data was evaluated from 25 samples of each cultivar.
OSU Extension CatalogThis plan lists major pests, current management practices, critical needs, and efficacy ratings of pest-management tools in sweet cherry production. Practices are organized by growth stage, making it easier to plan year-round management practices.
NewsletterThe OSU Extension Service in Central Oregon has a program to assist local residents with control of codling moth. Informative timely emails are sent out to interested residents with advice on when and how to treat fruit trees to reduce or prevent infestation
With the commercial acceptance of precocious, size controlling rootstocks and productive self-fertile varieties, cherry production took a giant step forward. Rootstocks such as Gisela 5, 6, 12,...
ArticleThe Rogue Valley early on had a corner on pear production, growing over 24 varieties at its peak. It was noted in the historic records that Medford set quality standards in packing pears and was recognized for that reason by the buyers. The Rogue Valley was the first and largest red pear growing region in the Pacific Northwest in the 1970’s, which saw returns triple over green varieties. In addition, the Rogue Valley set the standard for the quality of Bosc and Comice pears, which have become the two main varieties grown today. Learn about the climate, soils, irrigation, frost protection and pest management for current day harvests.
ArticleThe United States is one of the leading producers of sweet cherries in the world. In the U.S. the majority of cherries are produced in the Pacific Coast states of Washington, Oregon and California with the greatest volume of production in the north.