Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

 Public Hearing Notice

7:00 pm - April 25, 2018
ODA Hawthorne Facility
151 Hawthorne Ave. NE
Salem, Oregon

A public hearing will be held to receive comments on the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission’s 2018-2019 fiscal year proposed budget and the assessment rates for the 2018 crop year. The commission is also proposing the removal of commissioner term limits. Members of the public are welcome to present their comments, either orally at the hearing or in writing. Please submit written comments by 4:00 pm April 24, 2018 to jennifer@oregonspuds.com.

2018 Proposed Assessment Rates 
The commission determines assessment rates based on the research to be funded, administrative costs and any carryover or deficit from prior years. Oregon statute limits the maximum assessment to 1/2 of 1 percent (0.5%) of the average price paid to growers during the past three years for each commodity. All of the figures below are based on net tonnage except corn, which is calculated on a gross tonnage basis.

  2018 Proposed 2016 Actual Maximum Allowed
Beans $0.942          $1.038        $1.136               
Beets 0.000          0.048        no research            
Broccoli 2.489          2.411        2.633               
Carrots 0.000          0.474        no research            
Cauliflower 1.830          1.419        2.032               
Sweet Corn 0.233          0.241        0.481               

 

 

Commission Members

Ernie Pearmine, Chairman, Producer, Gervais – Term expires 6/30/2018
Kim Frahm, Handler, Albany  – Term expires 6/30/2019
Matthew Cook, Producer, Albany – Term expires 6/30/2020
Tim Berning, Handler, Stayton – Term expires 6/30/2018
Jessica Blakley  – Term expires 6/30/2020
Jeff Ediger, Producer, Dayton, – Term expires 6/30/2018
Jim Gerig, Public, Aurora– Term expires 6/30/2019
Ryan Koch, Producer, Canby – Term expires 6/30/2020
Vacant Producer 1, – Term expires 6/30/2018
Vacant Producer 2, – Term expires 6/30/2019
Vacant Producer 3,  – Term expires 6/30/2020

 

 

Contact the Commission Office:

Jennifer Fletcher Administrator
9320 SW Barbur Blvd #130
Portland, OR 97219

Phone:  503-239-4763
Email: opvcresearch@gmail.com or jennifer@oregonspuds.com

 

Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

OPVC Reports

Weed Control in Sweet Corn and Row Crop Rotations (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Department of Horticulture

Weed interference is a major, ongoing pest problem in sweet corn and a...

Weed Control in Snap Beans and Edamame with Fomesafen (Reflex) Herbicide (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Department of Horticulture

The objectives were to evaluate crop safety and weed control with...

Integrated strategies to improve weed control in beet crop rotations in the Willamette Valley (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture
 

The objective of this research was to determine best use...

Wildlife and fish use of seasonal watercourses and wetlands in vegetable producing farms of the Willamette Valley (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Guillermo Giannico and Dana Sanchez
OSU Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife   

OBJECTIVES: 1) Document...

Detection of Plasmodiophora brassicae (causal agent of Clubroot) in vegetable production fields of the Pacific Northwest (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb
OSU Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Clubroot, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, affects...

Mold Management in Snap Bean (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb  
OSU Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (causal...

Sweet corn diseases and their management in the PNW: seed treatment evaluations and development of Fusarium-free seed (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb  
OSU Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Sweet corn is susceptible to pathogenic ...

Improving fertilizer P and N use efficiency in sweet corn (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Dan Sullivan
OSU Dept. of Crop and Soil Science

Ed Peachey and Aaron Heinrich
OSU Dept. of Horticulture...

Predicting phosphorus needs in snap beans (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey and Aaron Heinrich
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Dan Sullivan
OSU Dept. of Crop and Soil Science...

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Food Science and Technology

The green bean...

Broccoli Breeding, Evaluation and Seed Production (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Food Science and Technology

The broccoli...

Pesticide use practices and surface water loading in the Zollner Creek Watershed (2013)
2014

Research report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jeffrey Jenkins and Philip Janney   
OSU Environmental and Molecular Toxicology

We report on the...

Mold Management and Sclerotinia Ascospore Trapping in Snap Bean
2012

Principal Investigator: Cynthia M. Ocamb, Ext. Specialist & Associate Professor
Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU - Corvallis
Telephone: (541) 737-4020
...

Detection of Plasmodiophora brassicae (causal agent of Clubroot) in vegetable production fields of the Pacific Northwest
2012

Principal Investigator: Cynthia M. Ocamb, Ext. Specialist & Associate Professor
Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU – Corvallis
e-mail:...

Sweet corn diseases and their management in the PNW: Seed treatments and development of Fusarium-free seed
2012

Principal Investigator: Cynthia M. Ocamb, Ext. Specialist & Associate Professor
Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU – Corvallis
e-mail:...

Pesticide use practices and surface water loading in the Zollner Creek Watershed Report to the OPVC
2012

Jeffrey Jenkins, Phillip Janney, and Dan McGrath
Oregon State University Extension

Goals:
1. A better understanding of the relationship between Agronomic and other land use...

Efficacy and Crop Safety of Herbicides on Garden Beet, Spinach and Chard
2012

Ed Peachey (OSU Dept. of Horticulture)

Objective:
Determine the efficacy and crop safety of herbicides on garden beet, spinach, and chard for the control of weeds.

Weed management alternatives in sweet corn
2012

Ed Peachey (OSU Dept. of Horticulture)

Objectives: Continue evaluating sweet corn tolerance to POST applied HPPD herbicides.

Broccoli Breeding, Evaluation and Seed Production (2012)
2012

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Meyers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology

Objectives:

...
Predicting Phosphorus and Nitrogen Needs in Sweet Corn (2012)
2012

Dan M. Sullivan, Aaron Heinrich, and Ed Peachey
Horticulture and Crop & Soil Science, OSU

Research Objectives

Nitrogen:
1. Measure crop N uptake in the field (with...

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation (2012)
2012

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Authors: Jim Myers and Brian Yorgey

Objective: Breed improved Bush Blue Lake green bean varieties with:

...
Evaluation of carrot seed treated with germicidal light to reduce populations of seed-borne Xanthomonas hortorum pv. carotae
2011

Principal Investigator: Cynthia M. Ocamb, Ext. Specialist & Associate Professor
Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU - Corvallis
Telephone: (541) 737-4020
...

Identification of Sweet Corn Hybrids for Sustainable Production
2011

 Objective: Identify sweet corn hybrids with suitable processing quality that have high, stable yields and tolerance to root rot disease complex.

VegNet Regional Pest Monitoring Program
2011

RESEARCH LEADER: Daniel McGrath
 

COOPERATORS: Manual Silveira and Jim Gill, NORPAC; Wayne Parker, Jason White, and Neil MacInnes, National Frozen; Jon Brown, Truitt Bros;...

Development of Oregonvegetables.com as a new online resource for sustainability information for Oregon processed vegetable farmers
2011

Processed vegetable farmers and processors have taken leadership in developing and implementing sustainability practices. As part of an industry-wide initiative, the Oregon Processed...