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

Predicting N fertilizer Needs in Sweet Corn: Comparing Preplant Nmin and Pre-sidedress Tests to Improve Predictability
2011

 Ed Peachey, Dan Sullivan, and John Hart
Departments of Horticulture and Crop and Soil Science, OSU

Impact of biological control, oat cover crops and resistant germplasm on white mold of bean and root rot of corn
2011

Principal Investigator: Alex Stone, Dept. of Horticulture


Research technician: Mikio Miyazoe, Dept. of Horticulture

Management of Fusarium diseases of sweet corn in the PNW: Seed microflora influence on disease and development of Fusarium-free seed
2011

Objectives for 2011 and Accomplishments:


1. Examine the yield and disease levels of sweet corn plants grown from seeds treated with germicidal light.

2. Evaluate biological...

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

Objectives and Accomplishments for 2011:

1. Conduct a seed evaluation of several fresh carrot seed lots for Xanthomonas contamination levels and test the effects of UV light, hot water, and...

Root Maggot Control Trial
2011

 Purpose: 1) To determine the efficacy of post emergent applications of Coragen and Seduce insecticides for the control of cabbage root maggot in commercial cauliflower production. 2) To...

Ascospore Trapping of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Snap Bean Fields and Root Rot Management (2011)
2011

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Nathan Miller
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, BPP, OSU

...

Broccoli Breeding, Evaluation and Seed Production (2011)
2011

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Meyers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology

Objectives:

...
Weed control in sweet corn: tolerance to HHPD herbicides; control of nutsedge; and flame weeding in high-residue systems (2011)
2011

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

George Clough
OSU Hermiston Ag Exp Station

Objectives:

  1. ...
Symphylan Control Trial in Snap Beans (2011)
2011

Author and reporting agency unknown

Objective:

  1. To evaluate the efficacy of the new insecticidal bait, Seduce, for symphylan control in snap beans.
Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation (2011)
2011

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers and Brian Yorgey

Objective: Breed improved Bush Blue Lake green bean varieties with:
a. White and gray mold...

Management of Fusarium Diseases of Sweet Corn in the PNW: Seed Microflora Influence on Disease and Development of Fusarium-Free Seed
2010

Principal Investigator: Cynthia M. Ocamb, Ext. Specialist & Associate Professor, Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU – Corvallis
Co-investigator: Nathan Miller, Postdoctoral Research...

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation
2010

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

a. White and gray mold resistance
b. Improved plant architecture
c. High economic yield
d. Improved pod...

Corn Identification of High-Yielding, Root Rot Tolerant Sweet Corn Hybrids
2010

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

Supplemental Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission 2010-2011: Processing and Quality Evaluation of Experimental Green Beans
2010

 

Title: Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation

Project Leaders: Brian Yorgey, Food Science and Technology, Jim Myers, Horticulture

...

Field Evaluation of Carrot Seed Treated With Germicidal Light to Reduce Populations of Seed-Borne Xanthomonas hortorum pv.carotae
2010

Objectives for 2010 and Accomplishments:

Conduct a field trial to evaluate the use of UV seed disinfestation on carrot growth and disease levels

Seed-borne pathogen levels were...

Strategies to Establish Wildlife Habitat Adjacent to Agricultural Land
2010

Project Leader: Ed Peachey, Horticulture Department, OSU
Cooperators: Alex Stone, Horticulture Department, OSU, Cook Farms, Albany, OR

Objectives
1. Develop strategies to manage...

Development of Tools to Assist Growers in Meeting Wildlife Habitat Sustainability Standards and Preparing Conservation Plans
2010

OPVC Grant Progress Report

The Oregon Wildlife Institute and Oregon State University Horticulture Department Faculty have been collaborating in the development of tools and materials to...

Impact of Biological Control on White Mold Sclerotial Survival and Disease Severity in Subsequent Resistant and Susceptible Bean Crops
2010

Objectives:

To evaluate the impact of Contans applications and reduced tillage on:
1) sclerotial survival,
2) sclerotial colonization by Coniothyrium minitans and other fungi,...

Nutsedge Control in Sweet Corn and Other Rotational Crops
2010

Research Objectives
1. Determine the potential of controlling nutsedge in sweet corn with HPPD herbicides in combination with other products.
2. Determine sweet corn tolerance to HPPD...

Cultivar Evaluation for Control of Common Smut in Sweet Corn in the Columbia Basin (2010)
2010

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

George Clough
Philip Hamm
OSU Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Objective:

  1. Evaluate...
A future without organophosphorus insecticides – yet plenty of cabbage maggots in Brassica crops! (2010)
2010

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Amy Dreves
OSU Dept. of Crop and Soil Science

Robert McReynolds
NWREC

Dan McGrath
OSU Dept. of Hort...

Ascospore Trapping of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Snap Bean Fields and Root Rot Management (2010)
2010

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Nathan Miller
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, BPP, OSU

...

Broccoli Breeding, Evaluation and Seed Production Report (2010)
2010

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Meyers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology

Objectives:

...
VegNet Regional Pest Monitoring Program Report (2010)
2010

VegNet is a regional pest monitoring and reporting network serving the Oregon processed vegetable industry, managed by the OSU Extension Service, and funded by the Oregon Processed Vegetable...

Processing and quality evaluation of experimental green beans: Supplemental report
2009

Fifty-three preliminary OSU breeding lines along with Savannah, 91G, OR54, OSU 5630, and OSU 5669 as checks were processed in the 2009 OSU Preliminary Breeding Trial. In the Commercial Trial,...