There are many reasons we call Oregon “Nursery Country.” In this issue, we profile nurseries that exemplify the advantages of Oregon’s outstanding soil, climate, and skilled growers: Kuenzi Turf and Nursery, Plants West Inc., and Arrowhead Ornamentals.
In this issue:
- Exceptional by nature: The climate is mild, with enough winter cold for dormancy. That’s essential for spring growth.
- Kuenzi Turf and Nursery: Myron Kuenzi went from a CPA who started a turf grass business to the owner of a 500-acre farm and nursery offering carefully crafted specimen trees and liners.
- Plants West Inc.: Alicia Cruz-Berstein brought to life her vision of a broker-grower company, offering a broad variety of evergreen and deciduous shrubs, trees and plants.
- Arrowhead Ornamentals: This nursery, part of a diversified family farming business, has been producing finished B&B, containerized, and bare root trees since the late ’90s.
- Networking Calendar: Post this magazine spread to the wall of your workspace to as a reminder for opportunities to connect with the industry, build your network and pursue your business success.
- Working assets: Educating workers on personal finance helps both the employer and the employee.
- We are Oregon grown: President’s Message by Mike Hiller
- A bumpy ride ahead?: Director’s Desk by Jeff Stone
- Does your customer’s experience match your marketing?: Pivot Points by Ian Doescher
Growing Knowledge, an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN.
- Here comes the sun: Researchers continue to evaluate soil solarization as a weed management technique.
Download a pdf of the full issue: Digger Magazine – January 2019
Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the next Nursery Country 2019 grower profile:
Explore the Nursery Country Issue Archives!