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

Corn Management of Fusarium diseases of sweet corn in the Pacific Northwest
2009

Objective 1: Evaluate sweet corn inbred germplasm for colonization of silks by Fusarium species and subsequent seed infection/contamination. Objective 2: Evaluate biological applications to silks...

Identification of High Yielding, Root Rot Tolerant Sweet Corn Hybrids
2009

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

Nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency in sweet corn; effect of variety
2009

Nitrogen use varies dramatically among crops. Short season crops with relatively small biomass accumulation will not need as much nitrogen for growth as long season corn varieties that develop a...

Cultivar evaluation for control of common smut in sweet corn in the Columbia Basin (2009)
2009

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

George Clough
Philip Hamm
OSU Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Objective:

  1. Evaluate...
Ascospore Trapping of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Snap Bean Fields (2009)
2009

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 (2009)
2009

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 (2009)
2009

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Dan McGrath
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

COOPERATORS: Manual Silveira and Jim Gill, NORPAC; Wayne Parker, Jason
White,...

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation (2009)
2009

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers and Brian Yorgy

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

Tractor image: John Luna Energy audits to identify opportunities for processed vegetable growers to save electricity, fuel, and fertilizer
2009

The goal: to develop a comprehensive list of likely efficiency opportunities that might be found in the processed vegetable growing sector, along with templates for analyzing and presenting...

Reducing energy inputs in Oregon vegetable production to enhance economic and environmental sustainability
2009

Energy input comparisons between tillage systems; evaluation of the value of legumes as part of a cover crop mixture used in strip-till sweet corn production; evaluation of the nitrogen...

Cultivar evaluation for control of common smut in sweet corn in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington
2008

Twenty-five sweet corn cultivars were evaluated for resistance to natural infection by common smut.

VegNet regional pest monitoring program
2008

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...

Identification of high yielding, root rot tolerant sweet corn hybrids
2008

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

Fusarium crown and root rot of sweet corn in the PNW: host resistance and association of cucumber beetles with infected hosts
2008

Objective 1: Evaluate commercial sweet corn varieties and inbred germplasm in small plots for susceptibility to root rot, stalk node rot, and crown rot. Objective 2: Examine the relationship...

Weed Control in Table Beets and Carrots (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Objective:

  1. Evaluate the potential of controlling hairy nightshade with...
Ascospore trapping of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in snap bean fields (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Nathan Miller
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, BPP, OSU

...

Biological control and reduced-tillage for white mold management in Willamette Valley processed snap bean production (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Alex Stone
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Ken Johnson
OSU Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Objectives:

...
Broccoli breeding, evaluation and seed production (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Meyers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology

Objectives:

1...

Weed management in sweet corn and other rotational crops (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey and Alysia Greco
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Chris Boerboom, University O Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Marty...

Weed management in sweet corn and other rotational crops (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey and Alysia Greco
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Chris Boerboom, University O Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Marty...

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation (2008)
2008

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers

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

Green bean breeding and evaluation
2007

Objectives: 1. Breed Bush Blue Lake green bean varieties with high economic yield and improved plant architecture. 2. Improve pod characteristics including straightness, color, smoothness,...

Identification of high yielding, root rot tolerant sweet corn hybrids
2007

Objective: Identify sweet corn hybrids released for the processing market for high and stable yields under heavy and light root rot pressure.

VegNet regional pest monitoring program
2007

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...

Evaluation of fungicides for the control of gray and white mold in snap beans
2007

Cancellation of the registration of an effective bean mold fungicide, Ronilan, occurred at the end of the 2005 growing season. Finding equivalent alternatives for use in snap bean is critical....