Celebrate Oregon Agriculture: Specialty Seeds
Central Oregon Women for Agriculture President Jessica Hanna spoke about Oregon’s specialty seed crop industry!
Facts about Oregon Specialty Seed
- Approximately 85% of the hybrid carrot seed planted in the United States is grown in Jefferson and adjoining counties
- Oregon grows the seeds for carrot, onion, parsley, alfalfa, coriander, garlic and sugar beets…just to name a few
- Oregon ranks #1 in the US for growing Sugar Beet seed
- Vegetable and flower seeds are #23 in the top 40 crops grown in Oregon
Read more about why Oregon rocks at vegetable seed growing here!