Oregon among nation’s leaders in vegetable production

Remember when your mom told you to eat your vegetables? Well, if they were grown in Oregon, chances are she was doing you a favor. Oregon is well known for high quality vegetable crops, but new statistics show that the state’s growers also produce variety and quantity.

“We talk about the diversity of Oregon agriculture and the wide range of crops we grow here,” says Oregon Department of Agriculture Marketing Director Gary Roth. “But it’s not just that we produce more than 220 different crops, we are actually a leader in many areas, including growing vegetables.”

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