Ripe for the planting (Hermiston Herald)

Ripe for the planting (Hermiston Herald)
“We are famous for a few crops, but there are some really diverse crops being grown here,” said Silvia Rondon, an entomologist at Oregon State University’s Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, “The Columbia Basin is a prime site for growing any crops because we have excellent soil, excellent temperature, long days, cool nights, and we have a lot of water. Those things have made this really a prime site for growing crops.”