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Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Generous OAN members embellish Capitol with poinsettias »
Velvet-soft, locally-grown poinsettias make the holiday season feel complete. Several OAN Retail and Greenhouse Chapter me...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learn to speak up for nurseries at OAN Advocacy Training »
When it comes to defending Oregon’s nursery industry, the voices that make the strongest impression are the growers themse...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Nurseries’ Hall of Fame Jean Fessler passes »
The Oregon Association of Nurseries is saddened to report the passing of Oregon Nurseries’ Hall of Fame member Jean Fessle...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislators taking second look at climate change legislation »
When the Oregon Legislature convenes for a seven-week session on February 3, another try at cap-and-trade climate change l...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forecaster sounds warning for possible snow events »
Weather forecasters are warning Pacific Northwest residents, including in Western Oregon, of the possibility of snowfall b...
Friday, January 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corporate activities tax takes effect January 1 »
January 1 is the date when Oregon’s new corporate activity tax (CAT) will take effect. The new tax, passed by the 2019 Ore...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy Trust rebate applications are due December 31 »
Growers and others are encouraged to turn in rebate applications for any eligible purchases made in the last six months, n...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seely joins Garden Time TV program as co-host »
Ryan Seely, sales manager at wholesale grower Little Prince of Oregon Nursery, will be the new co-host of the local Garden...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Christmas tree growers face production shortages »
Some Christmas tree growers are lacking trees to sell this year, while others are concerned about what they’ll have ready...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA signals H-2A visa wage to go up 5 percent for 2020 »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has signaled that the minimum wage for guest workers under the H-2A visa program is goi...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chemeketa Ag Program asks producers to complete survey »
The Chemeketa Community College Ag Program, and the Economic Development Coordinator for Marion County, are studying the f...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lean consortium members to share lessons of the year »
Seven companies who have joined together in the Oregon Lean Consortium will be reporting on their year-long efforts...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Agricultural leaders discuss current and future challenges »
The OAN Convention on November 2 included several roundtable discussions of important issues affecting the nursery industr...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friends of Nurseries awards »
The Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) has announced the winners of its annual Friends of Nurseries awards. The aw...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Presidential Awards Banquet honors the industry's best »
Past president Carson Lord of Tree Frog Nursery served as the master of ceremonies at this year's President's Awards Banqu...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jim Simnitt takes the presidential reins at OAN Convention »
The Oregon Association of Nurseries has a new president, with Jim Simnitt of Simnitt Nursery taking over from outgoing pre...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group opposing driver's license bill files second petition »
A second petition has been filed against House Bill 2015, which will take effect in 2021 and allow Oregon residents...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pesticide levels dropped in key Oregon waterways »
Environmental regulators for Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality found that the concentration of pesticide levels...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HB 2015 repeal proposal rejected by Secretary Clarno »
Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno has rejected a proposed petition to repeal House Bill (HB) 2015 , also known as...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Divided Congress to see bipartisan H-2A reform bill »
A new agricultural labor reform bill is being prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives this fall, according to a not...
Saturday, October 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National group launches survey on the future of gardening »
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) is conducting a consumer survey on the future of gardening. It asks gardeners a variety o...
Saturday, October 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Sen. Merkley authors book on immigration »
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) has authored a book on U.S. immigration policy, particularly with regard to refugees and...
Saturday, October 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Willamette Chapter seeks board members for 2020 »
The OAN Willamette Chapter seeks enthusiastic, creative, and knowledgeable people to join the chapter's board of directors...
Saturday, October 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAIF offers agricultural safety seminars »
Learn how to run a safe operation by attending one of SAIF’s 29 seminars for farm owners, managers, and agricultural worke...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon House reconstitutes its Water Committee »
The Oregon House of Representatives has re-constituted its Water Committee as part of a reorganization of various committe...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OAN members meet with officials in DC »
OAN members Mark and Jolly Krautmann (Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc.) and Dan and Linda Nelson (Hans Nelson & So...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Virtual Financial Aid Nights in English and in Spanish »
Tonight (September 24, 2019), a consortium of Oregon groups will be hosting a “virtual paying for college night” in Englis...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Huffington Post reports on millenials and houseplants »
Huffington Post was the latest media outlet to report on the love affair between the millennial generation and house...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado gives up fight against emerald ash borer »
The state of Colorado is abandoning its six-year effort to contain the spread of the emerald ash borer ( Agrilus plagripen...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trade war impacts Oregon agriculture »
ODA director Alexis Taylor and ag industry leaders told the Oregon House Land Use and Agriculture Committee on Monday that...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register for First Aid and CPR classes »
OAN-sponsored First Aid and Adult CPR training classes start this October and are open for registration. Sign up early to...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominate a deserving individual for an OAN Award »
Do you know someone that deserves recognition for making our nursery industry better? Let us know about it!   O...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership benefits explained at OAN Open House »
Get information and answers about OAN-endorsed health coverage, our bulk fuel program, discounted office supplies, the Far...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor may call special session of Oregon Legislature »
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said she is open to calling a special session of the Legislature to fix a 2019 law aimed at r...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Charlie Hall gives economic forecast at the Farwest Show »
Will there be a recession, and if so, how soon? Keynote speaker and renowned green industry thought leader Dr. Charli...

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