Category: West/Central Oregon

Crop News for August 4

Crop News for August 4

NORTHWEST: On Aug. 3 Stefan Matheny at River Point Farms in Hermiston, OR, told us the operation will start shipping its intermediate onions in about 10 days.  All colors and all ...

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Northwest Crop News for June 9

Northwest Crop News for June 9

Dr. Tim Waters, WSU Area Extension Educator, told us that the Washington crop could be ahead of normal due to early heat, but the onions have suffered no ill effects to date. “Tho ...

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NOA report indicates steady demand, ‘manageable supplies’

NOA report indicates steady demand, ‘manageable supplies’

A harvest report sent by the National Onion Association in early October shows demand for domestic onions to be steady and stocks on hand to be down from this time last year. The ...

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River Point Farms, Keystone Fruit Marketing form sweet onion alliance

River Point Farms, Keystone Fruit Marketing form sweet onion alliance

Since forming their sweet onion partnership in mid-August, River Point Farms and Keystone Fruit Marketing are offering consumers around the world “finest quality sweet onions year ...

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Curry & Company’s 2015 Sweet Onions Have Own Label

Curry & Company’s 2015 Sweet Onions Have Own Label

Curry & Company, headquartered in Brooks, OR, began its 2015 Pacific Northwest sweet onion harvest in August announced a new label this year. “Curry & Company Sweet Onions ...

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River Point Farms implements water-minimizing system

River Point Farms implements water-minimizing system

In ongoing efforts to preserve natural resources, Hermiston, OR-based River Point Farms employs highly efficient water application systems to ensure highest crop quality and at th ...

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Oregon Department of Ag. ramps up domestic marketing support

Oregon Department of Ag. ramps up domestic marketing support

Until recently, Oregon Department of Ag's Marketing program has been best known for its support and development of international export markets. This week, however, Lindsay Eng, O ...

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IEO early onions shipping with exceptional quality

IEO early onions shipping with exceptional quality

Early Spanish Sweet onions from the Treasure Valley of Idaho-Eastern Oregon started shipping recently, and indications are quality is excellent and volume is normal to slightly lo ...

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