The Western Region of the International Plant Propagators’ Society will hold its 58th Annual Meeting Tuesday–Friday, October 17–20, at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville, Oregon. This year’s conference theme will be “Growing in Diversity.” Conference organizer Melanie Miller promises something for everyone. “We will visit a wide variety of nurseries and listen to experts in […]
As a leader and innovator in plant production, Oregon’s nursery and greenhouse industry has an equal responsibility to make a difference on the environmental side of the coin. We frequently remind our members of Congress and the Oregon Legislature that the industry sends ecologically friendly green products out of the state, bringing traded sector dollars […]
Autumn can be a useful time of year in the nursery industry. As the intensity of spring wanes, fall affords greater bandwidth to complete to-do lists. It’s the season for stepping back and considering the problems you may have encountered the past year: Equipment failures? Labor shortages? An insect pest that caused significant loss? Prioritizing […]
The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) is working in partnership with Idaho Power, Pacific Power and Portland General Electric — the three major regulated electric utility service providers in Oregon — to remind the agricultural community of important tips to ensure they stay SAFE when working near power lines. Those working in the agricultural industry are reminded […]
Identifying and managing slugs and snails is critical in
Pacific Northwest gardens and nurseries.
With operations in five states, Bailey Nurseries is a large, diversified, family-owned wholesale grower.
The Farwest Show, located in one of the most productive nursery growing areas in the country, has it all.
From produce stands and cafés, to expanded product lines and cooking demonstrations, retail garden centers are trying novel approaches to attract new customers.
Researchers look at four common compounds used in commercial organic fungicides to fight this fungal disease that affects a wide range of plants.
Flowering cherry and plum trees grace the cover of the July issue — plus, preview the Farwest Show New Varieties Showcase.