Umatilla County Extension, Milton-Freewater

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Extension Service closed on November 11

The Extension Service will be closed Wednesday, November 11 for the Veteran's Day holiday. Read more...

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Commercial Horticulture

The northeast tip of Umatilla County is blessed with a variety of fruit crops, wine grapes, and vegetables. The Valley is commonly referred to as a “banana belt” and has a more moderate climate than most of the Pacific...

Umatilla County Extension, Milton-Freewater

News and impact

Producing a weed-mapping tool that helps growers with their bottom line

Judit Barroso is is working to make precision farming more accessible to wheat growers.

Sep 2020 | Impact story

OSU plant pathologists monitor new wheat virus

Few people have a working knowledge of soilborne wheat mosaic virus virus even though Oregon wheat growers continue to worry about its impacts.

Sep 2020 | Impact story

Pandemic leads to unprecedented burst of questions to Ask an Expert tool

Questions have ballooned to 6,625 in the first half of 2020, more than all of the questions answered in 2019.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 29, 2020 | News story

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