Farming and Agriculture

Farming and Agriculture

Oregon is one of the country's most agriculturally diverse states, producing more than 220 agricultural commodities. Farming practices have profound impacts on conservation and the environment

Farmers Markets and Roadside Stands

Whether you are planning a trip to Oregon, planning to move here, or already live here, the finder can help identify the farmers markets and roadside stands most convenient to you.

Oregon's Diverse Farms and Agriculture

Oregon leads the nation in the production of hazelnuts, blackberries, raspberries, boysenberries, loganberries, and storage onions...

Century Farm and Ranch Program

The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program was established in 1958 to honor the state's rich agricultural heritage...

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Articles & Stories

Oregonians are blessed with an abundance of high-quality food. But not all Oregonians have...
Jersey Milk Cows, Lynn Ketchum (OSU EESC) ...
According to Sustainable Business Oregon, Oregon isn't a major poultry state, but more than 20...
"Cattle outnumber people in southeast Oregon." -- Bob Rost The livestock industry,...
Chris Jagger harvesting lettuce The young couple stood on a grassy hill and looked...

Maps and Tools

This free online tool compares the nutrient value and cost of cover crops, organic and synthetic... more

Data Collections

The Oregon Census of Agriculture is provided by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.... more

About This Topic

Development of the site formerly known as the Oregon "Farm Explorer" has been a collaboration among:

OSU Libraries and Press: OSU Libraries and Press engages with the OSU community and the people of Oregon in their pursuit of knowledge. The OSULP partnership with the Institute for Natural Resources supports delivery of information and services related to the protection and management of Oregon's vitally important natural resources through the Oregon Explorer natural resources digital library.

Institute for Natural Resources: The Institute for Natural Resources provides Oregonians with ready access to current, relevant science-based information, methods, and tools for better understanding natural resource management challenges and developing solutions. INR co-manages the Oregon Explorer with OSULP.

Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture: With special acknowledgement to Anita Azerenko, former Horticulture Department Head.

Funding for the Oregon Farm Explorer development was provided by the Oregon University College of Agricultural Sciences and the Department of Horticulture. In-kind support provided by OSU Libraries and the Institute for Natural Resources.