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Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Katie Dubow to give keynote speech at 2020 Farwest Show »
Green industry trendspotter and market researcher Katie Dubow will provide a glimpse into the future when she delivers thi...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
đź”’ Chlorpyrifos ban dies, but likely to return in 2021 »
House Bill 4109 , a proposed ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos, was among the bills that died last week when the Oregon Le...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
đź”’ Gov. Brown issues executive order on climate change »
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed an executive order addressing climate change, following the Oregon Legislature's...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative walkout continues as Sunday adjournment looms »
Both the Oregon House and Senate continued to be without a quorum Tuesday — the seventh day since Republicans in both cham...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources available from state, U.S. »
The Oregon Health Authority has set up a website with regularly updated information on the spread of COVID-19, a respira...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chlorpyrifos ban advances to full Oregon Senate »
The Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources last night approved House Bill 4109, a bill to ban the pesticide...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
GOP shuts down legislature over carbon bill »
Republican lawmakers have shut down Oregon’s legislative process over their objections to Senate Bill 1530 , the proposed...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
OAN weighs in on need to amend corporate activities tax »
OAN Executive Director Jeff Stone last week testified on House Bill 4009 , which would clarify implementation of the corp...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be in the Farwest Show marketing campaign »
Farwest Show exhibitors and OAN members are invited to get their photo taken for Farwest’s promotional materials at t...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zielinski discusses the importance of crop diversification »
Scott Zielinski, the owner of Windsor Island Co., talked about his upbringing on the Zielinski family farm and the generat...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water measurement and reporting bill dies in committee »
  A proposed bill to mandate that water users must report their measured water use to the Oregon Water Resources D...
Monday, February 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Security Alert — Phishing emails on the rise »
OAN member growers and other businesses have reported an increase in phishing attacks on their computer systems. Phishing...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growers learn boxwood blight management techniques »
A sold-out room of 50 green industry professionals attended a Boxwood Health Workshop, held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at t...
Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, January 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA finalizes replacement for WOTUS rule »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration has finalized the new Navigable Waters Prote...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scholarships available for future plant geeks »
The Oregon Nurseries Foundation (ONF) wants to help students prepare for a career in ornamental horticulture and related f...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scholarships available for future plant geeks »
The Oregon Nurseries Foundation (ONF) wants to help students prepare for a career in ornamental horticulture and related f...
Monday, January 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurseries endorse passage of trade agreement »
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada international trade agreement (USMCA) passed the U.S. Senate on an 89-10 vote and is headed for the...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get on the Portland Home & Garden show floor for less »
Oregon Association of Nurseries’ members are now eligible for discounted rates on all booths at the 2020 Spring Home &a...
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hybrid poplar trees found to emit less isoprene gas »
Research and three- and four- year field trials in Oregon and Arizona have produced genetically modified poplar trees that...
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Lean Consortium companies share successes »
After joining the team of businesses that make up the Oregon Lean Consortium, facilitated by The Peters Company (Wil...
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Profitable outlook projected for nurseries, greenhouses »
The 12-month profitability outlook for nurseries and greenhouses looks positive, according to the most recent Northwest...
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nursery bookkeeper arrested, accused of embezzlement »
A bookkeeper has been arrested on charges of stealing more than $500,000 from Jaycee Newman Inc., a Boring, Oregon-based w...
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...

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