Celebrate Oregon Agriculture: Tree Fruits

Posted on: October 10th, 2014

by Marie Bowers

Marion-Clackamas member Lauren Olson talks about the bountiful Oregon tree fruits that Oregon farm families grow!

Tree Fruit Facts: 

  • Oregon farmers produce an average of 48 pounds of pears, apples, sweet cherries and peaches per person in Oregon
  • The pear is Oregon’s state fruit, which is the #10 in top crops produced
  • Oregon State developed the current Maraschino Cherry
  • Oregon and Washington produce 84% of the nation’s fresh pear crop
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