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The OAN is excited to announce the launch of eDigger, a new email edition of Diggermagazine. It's a new way to read the Digger content you already enjoy, including original articles, columns from industry professionals and valuable tips for growing your business. Each monthly email will contain excerpts from that month's magazine, with links to the full articles. All OAN members will receive eDigger automatically by email. Other eligible green industry professionals may also sign up to receive the magazine by email, traditional print, or both by going to

SAIF Board elects Stone as chairman

Jeff Stone, executive director of the OAN, was elected as chairman of the SAIF board of directors. He was previously elected to the position of vice chairman in 2017. » Read more

Learn the power of OAN membership

OAN Membership Day will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. On Membership Day, you can get information and answers about OAN-endorsed health coverage, our bulk fuel program, discounted office supplies, free legal advice for tricky situations, the Farwest Show, the Nursery Guide and much more! You'll meet other members and OAN staff, make valuable connections, and most of all, learn how to max out your membership value. All people involved in the nursey industry are invited to attend. We hope to see you there! » RSVP today.

Duffers Classic golf tournament

Some 132 golfers teed it up for good times and a great cause at the 2018 Duffers Classic golf tournament, held Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City. The event raised more than $28,000 for the Oregon Nurseries' Political Action Committee (ONPAC), an affiliate of OAN that endorses and supports nursery-friendly candidates for public office. » Read more

Port of Portland director visits with OAN members

Curtis Robinhold, executive director of the Port of Portland, met with members of the OAN Government Relations Committee Tuesday afternoon. The port is responsible for managing Portland International Airport as well as the various marine terminals along the Columbia and Willamette rivers in Portland.

Robinhold discussed the airport's efforts to eradicate the Japanese beetle, which hitchhikes into Oregon via arriving aircraft. The port has contributed $15,000 annually to an effort by the Oregon Department of Agriculture to scout, treat and eliminate the pest from affected areas at and near the airport and ports. » Read more

Farwest Show registration is open

Do you need new ideas to increase efficiency, sales and profitability? We know you do! With more than 400 exhibitors, Farwest is your ticket to the nursery and retail garden center industry. Whether you're a grower, retailer, wholesale buyer, supplier, or landscape professional, you'll find that Farwest offers you the complete trade show experience.

August 22 – 24, 2018
Wednesday: Noon–5pm
Thursday: 10am–5pm
Friday: 10am–2pm

Meet us out West to discover horticultural gold. » Register Today!

OSU welcomes visitors to Ornamental Plant Breeding Field Day

Oregon State University is holding a field day for the community to see updates on their research to develop new, improved cultivars of woody trees and shrubs for the nursery and landscape industries. They are looking at sterile maples, disease resistant common lilac, reblooming dwarf lilacs, sterile althea, improved fruiting box huckleberries, disease resistant and NOVEL cotoneasters, mockoranges with uncommon fragrance and improved form and more. The field day will take place 9 a.m.–1 p.m. June 22 at Lewis-Brown Horticulture Research Farm, 33329 Peoria Road SW, Corvallis, Oregon.

OAN to offer Worker Protection Standard training

OAN members, mark your calendars for upcoming two-hour training sessions on changes to the Worker Protection Standard. The sessions will be offered free to OAN members at various dates and locations in June and July.

Each day will include the following sessions:

  • 9–11 a.m. — WPS Basics for Agricultural Employers
  • Noon–1:30 p.m. — WPS Handler Training — English
  • 2–3:30 p.m. — WPS Handler Training — Español

The training will include presenters from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Funding for the training comes from a specialty crop block grant via the ODA. Materials are being created for OAN members through our partnership with SAIF Corporation. » Learn more

Need help with your safety program?

A great safety program is crucial to ensure your workplace is safe. OAN members have access to our online library of 150 safety and health related handouts and posters. Downloads include attitude and awareness, confined spaces, fire safety and emergency response, hazard communication, lifting and moving material, safety posters, and personal protection. Each document is offered in both English and Spanish. Visit the safety page to browse the safety handouts (Members only).

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