From the looks of this title, you may be wondering if it’s a misprint or if December’s article somehow crept its way into the wrong issue. By now, even the discounted holiday decoration aisles have all been put away, right? It’s not a mistake. For many of us in the nursery business, March is harvest […]
Growing up, I was always a foot shorter and roughly 20 pounds lighter than my age group, and my coordination was not exactly stellar. As a result of all this, sports analogies can go right over my head. These days I rarely watch sports events on television, and I definitely haven’t ever had a fantasy […]
It’s always an invigorating time of year, as the dust settles following the holidays. We can start to think ahead a little bit, knowing that in just a flash, it’ll be spring’s mad rush. But because it’s the dead of winter, we can also feel especially grateful for where we live: the state of Oregon. […]
Growing up on a farm and container nursery, I have always noticed a slight lull in the pace when fall and winter roll around. While many of my childhood friends went out of town for Spring Break and often went on numerous summer camping and fishing trips, it didn’t make sense for our family to […]
For folks I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting, I am Josh Zielinski and I am thrilled to be your incoming OAN president. These are exciting times in our industry. It feels good to come in just a few months after USDA reported that nursery and greenhouse crops are back on top in Oregon agriculture, […]
In-depth involvement in the OAN leads to lessons that will serve for a lifetime My how the time has flown! I can’t believe I’m writing my final President’s Message for Digger. What a fun and eventful year it has been. I want to thank all of our OAN members for allowing me the honor of […]
Leading Oregon in sales has its advantages After falling from the top perch for the past two years, greenhouse and nursery products have recaptured the No. 1 position in terms of production value among Oregon’s diverse agricultural commodities! Newly released figures from the Oregon Department of Agriculture show that our industry generated $909 million in […]
Summer is time not only to enjoy life but also to maximize business opportunities at the 2017 Farwest Show.
A recent trip to Washington, D.C. leaves lasting impressions on OAN board president Mark Bigej
Two great organizations team up to make the nursery industry a safer and more economical workplace.