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economics of grass seed production in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

Edgar A. Hyer

economics of grass seed production in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

by Edgar A. Hyer

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State College in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grasses -- Oregon -- Willamette River Valley -- Seeds.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statement[by Edgar A. Hyer, M.H. Becker, D. Curtis Mumford].
    SeriesStation bulletin / Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station -- 489., Station bulletin (Oregon State College. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 484.
    ContributionsBecker, Manning H. 1922-, Mumford, D. Curtis 1900-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16017593M

    Willamette Valley Oilseed Producer's Association. 75 likes. Promoting and advocating for the production and use of oilseed crops in the Willamette ValleyFollowers: Oregon Grass and Legume Extension Estimates for Grass and Legume Seed Crops Preliminary Estimates Forage and Turf Grass Seed Crop Acreage Forage and Turf Grass Seed Crop Production Legume Seed Crop Acreage Legume Seed Crop Production Grass Seed Crops: Legume Seed Crops: Archive of Previous Years Estimates: Year Grass & Legume Seed Crops .

    Map of Willamette Valley, Oregon. GEORGE OLSON Robert Wheeler (foreground) and other workers in a two-family Eugene urban garden founded in (kiwi fruit are growing on the arbor at the right). The grass seed industry in the Willamette Valley is immense, representing most of the seed crops grown, or about , acres valued at over $ million per year. In contrast, the acreage devoted to vegetable seed production is small, but the value is high, reportedly worth $50 million per : Lynne Curry.

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Economics of grass seed production in the Willamette Valley, Oregon by Edgar A. Hyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Willamette Valley, with its temperate climate, wet winters, and arid summers, is an ideal place to grow grass a result, Oregon produces more cool-season forage and turf grass than anywhere else in the world.

Ingrass seed was the sixth highest value commodity crop in the state. PRODUCING GRASS SEED IN OREGON'S WILLAMETTE VALLEY by Frank S. Conklin and Douglas E. Fisher HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Recent public concern over environmental quality problems in Oregon has focused attention on Willamette Valley grass seed production.

Grass seed producers in the valley adopted, in the mid-lQAO's, the practice of. Field Guide to Weeds of the Willamette Valley.

Pocket-sized identification guide to imminent new invaders and already established weeds. Includes information about look-alike native species and full-color photographs of diagnostic features.

Ideal for agency field staff, landowners, and others seeking an easy-to-use, field-friendly resource. Burning: Willamette Valley, Oregot/. Abstract approve'. „_ __ James K. Whittaker This research analyzed the relationships of agricultural field burning policies, and other economic factors, with the quantity of land devoted to grass seed production in counties of the Willamette Valley, Oregon.

The. Grass seed is Oregon’s fifth largest agricultural crop. Statewide, grass seed is grown on nearlyacres. Of those,acres are in the Willamette Valley, which is nearly equal to all other types of agriculture combined.

By acreage, roughly 25 percent of the Willamette Valley (including Portland and Eugene) consists of grass seed. The Willamette Valley, bounded on the west by the Coast Range and on the east by the Cascades, is the largest river valley in Oregon.

Part of the Cascades geological province that extends from British Columbia to northern California, the valley is an elongated, relatively flat body of land extending approximately miles from the Columbia River south to the Calapooya Divide.

May 18 – Native Wildflower Seed Production – Seed production of native plants in eastern Oregon. Starts at 9 AM and ends at noon. Located at Malheur Experiment Station, Onion Avenue, Ontario, OR. Phone May 25 – Grass Seed Field Day – Various topics focused on grass seed production practices and pests and more.

Starts. Grass seed farming as an ecological trap for birds in the Willamette Valley, Oregon Thomas J. Rodhouse Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA The Willamette Valley, known as “the grass capital of the world”, has become the center of U.S.

forage and turf grass seed production 1. Grass seed farming was introduced into the. The Willamette Valley (/ w ɪ ˈ l æ m ɪ t /) is a mile ( km) long valley in Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United Willamette River flows the entire length of the valley, and it is surrounded by mountains on three sides – the Cascade Range to the east, the Oregon Coast Range to the west, and the Calapooya Mountains to the s on: Cascade Range (East), Oregon Coast.

Nutrient Management in Grass Seed Crops Before planting a grass seed crop, test soil for pH, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and lime requirement. Add and incorporate material before planting.

Nitrogen is needed by all grass seed crops. A small amount, of fall nitrogen is recommended for tall fescue. For perennial ryegrass, fall nitrogen is not required. InGrass seed was ranked 5 th among Oregon’s top commodities at an estimated value of $ million.

Over half of the Willamette Valley is sown to forage grass seed. The northern end of the Willamette Valley produces Tall Fescue and Perennial Ryegrass, the southern portion of the valley is covered in Annual Ryegrass, and many fine.

40+ items  Grass Seed in Oregon. Manta has 47 companies under Grass Seed in Oregon IntegraTurf, Inc. is located in Albany, Oregon - the heart of the Willamette Valley and the grass seed capital of the world.

() Web. Chs Inc Highway 99 Et Tangent, OR () View Contact Info. grasses. Package grass seed for customers. Clover-Seed Production in the Willamette Valley, Oregon; Volume No on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Crop Science Building Oregon State University Corvallis, OR Office: () Fax: () Recent research includes defining optimum nitrogen fertilizer practices for grass species and annual ryegrass seed production systems in the Willamette Valley.

Co-Authored: Chapter 23 - Seed Production. Back to Top. Table of Contents. Tall Fescue Monograph. Bill Young, Extension Seed Production Specialist, Emily Lahmann, Research Assistant, Oregon State University AEBNovember This enterprise budget estimates the typical costs of establishing and producing tall fescue grass seed production in the northern portion of the Willamette Valley of Oregon.

Straw residue is flailed twice and File Size: KB. OREGON NATIVE SEED. Whether you’re meadowscaping your urban yard, planting a splash of color in your cottage garden, or intermingling natives in your veggie patch for pollinators, you’re sure to find seed that suits your needs here.

We offer a wide variety of true Oregon native seed sourced from the Willamette Valley. It’s never manipulated or hybridized in any way – and it’s never. Oregon State University Willamette Valley Field Crops. likes. Visit the Willamette Valley Field Crops Page at OSU.

Opinions expressed on this site may not represent the official views of Oregon Followers: Because Oregon is located in the northern region of the United States, most of your cool season grasses will grow well in lawns and in fact many Oregon farmers are major producers of all cool season grass varieties for seed you can’t go wrong with planting a Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue, fine fescue, or even a perennial ryegrass variety.

WVOPA is an association of oilseed growers and processors in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Mission:: To promote the local production and processing of oilseed crops in the Willamette Valley region of Oregon for food, feed and biofuel. Oilseed crops produced in the Willamette Valley include.

Bill Young, Extension Seed Production Specialist, Emily Lahmann, Research Assistant, Oregon State University AEBNovember This enterprise budget estimates the typical costs of establishing and producing orchard grass seed production in the northern portion of the Willamette Valley of Oregon.

Crop residue is flailed twice and left in. Cool-season grass seed production systems changed dramatically in recent years as residue management by open field burning was restricted.

Alternative systems vary depending on the kinds of crops grown, soil type and slope and farm size. Defining management practices for seed growers that are economically viable and environmentally sound is the goal of this research project.The dispute is pitting specialty vegetable and vegetable-seed farmers in Oregon’s Willamette Valley against grass-seed farmers who want to grow canola, a rotation crop that can yield a profit as a source of both food and fuel.