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

beans Developing an Integrated Management Tool to Predict Hairy Nightshade Growth in Snap Beans (2003)
2003

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Evaluation of Fungicides for the Control of Gray and White Mold in Snap Beans
2002

Objective: The purpose of this research was to verify fungicide performance observed in the previous two years.

Identification of Sweet Corn Hybrids Resistant to Root/Stalk Rot
2002

Objectives:

  1. Characterize su and se and sh2 sweet corn hybrids for reaction to root rot and processing quality.
  2. Examine the effect of fumigation on root rot,, firing...
Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation
2002
Impact of Cover Crops and Organic Amendments on Root Rot of Corn
2002
Suppression of Garden Symphylan, Scutigerella Immaculata with Insectides Banded at Planting, II
2002
Pest Management in Sweet Corn
2002

1. Efficacy of Vapam for control of weeds, insects and diseases in sweet corn

2. Impact of irrigation level on corn and disease

Cooperators:

Dwight Ediger,...

Pathogen-Herbicide Interactions in the Sweet Corn Decline Syndrome
2002
"Rotbusters" Sweet Corn Decline Field Survey (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Alex Stone
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Mary Powelson
Robin Lundy
Cindy Ocamb
OSU Dept. of Botany and...

A Comparison of Different Row and Plant Spacings in Bed Type Table Beet Production (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Sam and Tom Sweeney
Country Heritage Farms

Objective:

  1. To find in row and row spacings that would increase...
Aphid and Looper Contamination of Broccoli and Cauliflower (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Dan McGrath
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Five insects contaminate broccoli in the Willamette Valley: cabbage loopers (...

Biology and Management of Fusarium Diseases on Sweet Corn in the PNW (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cynthia M. Ocamb
Ext. Specialist and Assistant Professor Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU

Nathan Miller
Graduate...

Control and Management of Common Smut on Corn in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

George Clough, Philip Hamm, and Sarah Blatchford
OSU Hermiston Agricultrual Research and Extension Center

Lindsey du Toit...

Broccoli Breeding, Evaluation and Seed Production (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Meyers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology

Objectives:

1...

Improving Herbicide Options in Beets (2002)
2002

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Robert McReynolds
OSU NWREC Aurora

Rebecca Sisco
WR IR-4 project...

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation
2001

Objectives:

 

  1. Breed Bush Blue Lake green bean varieties with high economic yield and improved plant architecture.
  2. Improve pod characteristics including straightness,...
Identification of Sweet Corn Hybrids Resistant to Root/Stalk Rot
2001

Objectives: Characterize su and se sweet corn hybrids for reaction to root/crown rot.
 

Management of Sweet Corn and Snap Bean Root Rots with Cover Crops and Organic Amendments
2001

Principal Investigator: Alexandra Stone
Graduate Student: Heather Darby

SUMMARY

  • A one-time amendment of soil with sudangrass decreased the severity of root rot of corn by 20...
Evaluation of Fungicides for the Control of Gray/White Mold in Snap Beans
2001

The goal of the project was to verify the results obtained in 2000 field trials and to evaluate other fungicides for their effectiveness in controlling Bean Gray Mold (Botrytis cinerea) and Bean...

Improving Herbicide Options in Narrow-row Table Beets
2001
  • Weed control was less and crop injury more with the split application (PES/POST) of Outlook than the full rate of Outlook applied preemergence.
  • Weed control was exceptional...
12 Spot Beetle and Black Cutworm Project (2002)
2001

Report to the Agricultural Research Foundation and the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Dan McGrath
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Objectives:

  1. To maintain,...
A Bioassay For Studying Biotic and Abiotic Interactions In the Root Rot Syndrome of Sweet Corn (2001)
2001

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Mary Powelson
OSU Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Jim Meyer
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

Cindy Ocamb
...

Biology and Management of Fusarium Diseases on Sweet Corn in the PNW (2001)
2001

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cynthia M. Ocamb
Ext. Specialist and Assistant Professor Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU

Nathan Miller
Graduate...

Control and Management of Common Smut on Corn in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington (2001)
2001

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

George Clough and Philip Hamm
OSU Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Lindsey du Toit
WSU Mt....

Broccoli Breeding and Evaluation (2001)
2001

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Meyers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology

Objectives:

...