Caceu owns one of two olive farms in Polk County
Bogdan Caceu is searching for the “holy grail” of olive trees.
It’s blueberry season and the native North American berries are ready for harvest.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture will begin the process of spraying for the invasive light brown apple moth in an area south of Independence next week.
'Seed to Supper' program helps people get ready to grow
Get started planning, planting your garden
For most Oregon ag producers, it’s business as usual as clocks move forward Sunday
Oregon Department of Agriculture discusses daylight saving time and how it affects agriculture.
Dallas Christmas tree farm opens first pumpkin patch running through October
The on-and-off rain Saturday didn’t dampen the excitement of Beal Pumpkin Patch’s opening day.
Harvest indicators point to return to traditional pinots for 2016
Following two hot growing seasons, local winemakers are seeing more of what made Oregon pinot noirs famous coming out for the vineyards.
Quality is good in this year’s hop harvest, continuing through September
Trucks filled with hop bines rumble down Wigrich Road, heading to the drying and baling facility at Rogue Farms in Independence.
Polk County Bounty Market launches its seventh season at the Academy Building lawn in May, but there has been exploration of moving it back downtown in the future.
Gardeners demonstrate ‘small space, easy harvest’ orchard
In the fruit orchard at the Inspiration Garden at Mount Fir Park, three fruit trees share one hole. They were placed in their new home on Friday.
Mid-Valley Winter AgFest to make its debut with family, fun and farm activities
When the attendance at the annual Polk Home and Garden Show more than doubled last year, organizer Deb Thomas realized it was in part because of the Oregon Poultry Swap that ran concurrently with her event.
People tend to have a love-hate relationship with their fruit trees. The fruit they love; the work they hate.
Polk County Women for Agriculture (PCWA) is happy to announce the winners of their fifth annual Constitutional essay contest for Polk County high school students.
Gophers, building maintenance and an official move to a three-day fair.
Vineyards and wineries from Polk County were well-represented in Wine Spectator’s February issue, which was on newsstands Tuesday.