Speaking For Oregon Agriculture Since 1969
From board rooms, to colleges, to classrooms, fairs and the halls of the legislature the members of Oregon Women for Agriculture have been working hard to share the message about agriculture in our state.
Oregon Agricultural Facts
Oregon boasts over 220 locally grown commodities, the third most agriculturally-diverse in the nation. Learn more about the characteristics that make Oregon such a special place to call home.
Oregon is the number one producer of Christmas trees in the nation. In 2015, it was a 84.5 million dollar industry and almost five million trees were sold.
Dungeness crab has been harvested in Oregon since the 1800’s. In 2013, Oregon harvested, or landed, 26.1 million pounds of Dungeness crab.
Oregon’s Willamette Valley offers an ideal climate for growing hazelnuts. In fact, nearly 100% of all the hazelnuts grown in the United States are grown in the Willamette Valley.
Oregon is the world’s number one producer of cool-season forage and turf grass seed. The industry employs approximately 10,000 people annually.