Celebrate Oregon Agriculture: Wheat

Posted on: October 11th, 2014

by Marie Bowers

Polk county member and OWA 2nd Vice President Tiffany Marx talks about how family farms like hers grow Oregon wheat.

Wheat Facts

  • 90% of wheat grown in Oregon is exported
  • Wheat ranks #6 in Oregon’s top crops
  • Wheat is the #1 product exported through the Port of Portland
  • Oregon wheat producers raise primarily soft white wheat, which makes the best pastries, cakes, pretzels, cookies and the Asian noodles we know as ramen
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