The September 2023 issue of Digger is out and here’s what’s included.
The Water Issue is one of the most pertinent Digger efforts to serve our membership. We hope that how we lay out the issues makes sense and provides some context of the dynamics we are facing at the state and federal levels. Our industry stretches the water resource farther than most of those involved in […]
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc. announced the promotion of Dave Daniel to general manager for Fall Creek’s United States and Canada business. Previously, he was the blueberry breeding and nursery company’s U.S. operations manager. In his new role, Daniel will manage and develop the U.S. regional team. Daniel is based in Lowell, Oregon. “Dave […]
The biggest nursery industry trade show in the West, the Farwest Show, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this coming August, producers the Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) have announced.
The trade show and conference will take place August 23–25, 2023 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. It will include special festivities celebrating five decades of making nursery industry connections. Booths are available now, registration will open April 10, and organizers have planned a full slate of seminars and social events. Highlights of the 50th anniversary celebration will include a band, food carts, expanded educational opportunities, and creative ways of recognizing the history of the show and the industry it represents.
Farwest Show exhibitors are known for pushing limits to promote the green industry, and for the 2022 edition of the show, that certainly didn’t change. Judges walked the floor to find the best of the best, recognizing several winners with the Ted Van Veen Best in Show booth awards. The show runs through Friday, August 26, at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland, Oregon. “The exhibitors at Farwest this […]
Nursery and greenhouse supplier OBC Northwest has announced three recent additions to its sales team. Michael Wisshack joined the company sales team in August of 2022 and will support OBC Northwest customers in Washington and Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in horticulture, including jobs in production management, sales and nursery management. He […]
The Oregon Invasive Species Council (OISC) is seeking nominations for eight volunteers interested in serving a two-year term on the council. As approved by the passing of Senate Bill 445 in 2019, the council is comprised of additional members now that they will collaborate with a broader mix of private industries and non-government organizations to […]
The Farwest Show is known for bringing out the best — and the most creative — in its exhibitors. The 2019 edition of the show is no exception. Judges walked the floor to find the best of the best, recognizing several winners with the Ted Van Veen Best in Show booth awards. The show runs […]
Oregon is blessed with agricultural lands that produce more than 225 different commodities. The production types run the gamut from organic to conventional, and the work required to cultivate these crops varies in intensity. Oregon farmers have even introduced crops that traditionally have not been present in the fertile Willamette Valley. “Coexistence” is a term […]
Designed as the smallest compact track loader of the three models in the SVL line, Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the release of the SVL65-2 for distribution through Kubota dealers beginning April 2019. The track loader features the Advanced Multifunction Valve (AMV) for attachments with auxiliary hydraulics, such as augers or grapple buckets. It also has […]