CORRECTION: Initially this post listed the incorrect year for the tour. The tour will be taking place Oct. 19–28, 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience. Anglatin Travel Ltd. is organizing a guided and hosted tour of Brazil for nursery professionals this coming October. The group will visit nurseries, botanical gardens, flower markets, greenhouses, rain forests, […]
This well-written story by Aaron Mesh of Willamette Week takes you inside a helicopter Christmas tree harvest at Yule Tree Farms, and shows you the economic and social impact of this home-grown Oregon industry.
Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Read, international trade reporter at The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.), takes a look at the possible causes and the impact of the recently resolved U.S.-Mexico trucking dispute, which resulted in high tariffs on U.S.-grown Christmas trees and other products. According to Read, politics may explain why Christmas trees and certain other goods […]
The following press release was issued this afternoon by the Oregon Association of Nurseries: Oregon Christmas tree growers praise end to retaliatory tariffs Mexico has officially ended the last of the retaliatory tariffs imposed two years ago on American Christmas trees and other products being shipped into that country. Mexico had imposed the long list […]
What are the prospects for an improvement in Oregon’s economy? And why is continued growth in China so important for Oregon’s economic health? State economic analyst Josh Lehner has the answers in an article published in the Capital Press (Salem, Ore.). However, you heard the story a full week ago, live and in person, if […]