150-250 day season; warm days, cool nights; length of season may very considerably from year to year

Quinoa Production for the Willamette Valley

maturing quinoa seed head

In the Willamette Valley, the adoption of quinoa in cropping systems has been hampered by production, processing and marketing difficulties. To help address those challenges, Extension tested 17 quinoa varieties and four planting dates to identify the most suitable options for the region. Researchers also tested harvesting and processing methods.

View this OSU Extension publication:
Quinoa Production for the Willamette Valley

Quinoa Production for the Willamette Valley

In the Willamette Valley, the adoption of quinoa in cropping systems has been hampered by production, processing and marketing difficulties. To help address those challenges, Extension tested 17 quinoa varieties and four planting dates to identify the most suitable options for the region. Researchers also tested harvesting and processing methods.

Read the Extension publication:
Quinoa Production for the Willamette Valley

Chlorotic leaf spot identification and management (formerly light leaf spot)

Cindy Ocamb, Extension Plant Pathologist, discusses her research on chlorotic leaf spot (formerly light leaf spot, Pyrenopeziza brassicae), how to identify this emergent disease, and management strategies.

Chlorotic leaf spot in Oregon brassicas

Cabbage Maggot Management

Learn about identifying and managing cabbage maggot, including using the degree-day model on the US Pest website.

Buckland cabbage maggot presentation

Reigi Weeder: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 1

Source

Weed 'Em and Reap Part 1: Tools for non-chemical weed management in vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available for purchase at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified July 2010).

Featuring

Suzy and Robelee Evans, Foundhorn Gardens. Days Creek, OR.

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Robelee Evans:

Reigi Weeder: Weed Em and Reap

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Disease: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2

Source

Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2: Reduced tillage strategies for vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified 17 Dec 2008).

Featuring

Helen Atthowe, BioDesign Farm. Stevensville, MT.

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Disease Suppression

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Disease: Weed Em and Reap

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Nitrogen: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2

Source

Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2: Reduced tillage strategies for vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified 17 Dec 2008).

Featuring

Helen Atthowe, BioDesign Farm. Stevensville, MT.

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Nitrogen

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Nitrogen: Weed Em and Reap

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Soil Fertility:Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2

Source

Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2: Reduced tillage strategies for vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified 17 Dec 2008).

Featuring

Helen Atthowe, BioDesign Farm. Stevensville, MT.

Audio Text

Soil Fertility

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Soil Fertility:WeedEm and Reap

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Beneficials: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2

Source

Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2: Reduced tillage strategies for vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified 17 Dec 2008).

Featuring

Helen Atthowe, BioDesign Farm. Stevensville, MT.

Audio Text

Habitat for Beneficials

Organic No-Till Living Mulch Beneficials: Weed Em and Reap

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