Soil, site, irrigation, selection, pruning/thinning, and integrated pest management.
Umatilla County is the apple capital of Oregon and produces ~2200 acres of apples.
Late summer and fall are critical times for proper pasture management. Check out this fact sheet and begin to understand plant and root growth in the Fall.
The Rogue Valley growers were pioneers in pear production, growing over 24 varieties and setting quality standards in packing pears. The Rogue Valley was the first and largest red pear growing region in the Pacific Northwest in...