Extend the growing season by building your own raised-bed cloche to shelter plants from wind and cold. With a cloche, you can grow a greater variety of fruits and vegetables and harvest crops earlier. A cloche is handy in central and eastern Oregon, where the growing season is shorter.
Agritourism with on-farm direct sales is a way for farms to increase their business success. This survey of Oregon producers explores how small and midsized farms are expanding beyond basic production, adding value and claiming more consumer support.
Industrial hemp was grown as a commodity crop for decades until it was banned in the mid-1930s. Congress decriminalized the crop in 2018, sparking interest in it among growers in Oregon, where hemp can be grown successfully. ...
Valtcho Jeliazkov, Jay Noller, Sam Angima, Silvia I. Rondon, Richard Roseberg, Gordon Jones |
Aug 2019 |
OSU Extension CatalogPeer reviewed (Orange level)