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Klamath Falls Vegetable Crops

Prepared by Dr. N.S. Bill Mansour, Extension Specialist—Vegetable Crops, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, © 1999. This is a list of vegetable crops that are either currently grown, are recommended alternate crops, are experimental crops, or are not recommended for the Klamath Falls region of Klamath County Oregon as indicated on the map at right. In Klamath County, commercial vegetable production, mainly potatoes is found in the area designated on the map. Commercial vegetables are not generally grown outside the described area. The Klamath Falls region has muck soils with a short growing season.

Oregon State University Commercial Vegetable Production Guides

Existing Crops
Recommended New, Alternate or Underutilized Crops
Experimental New Or Alternate Crops
Not Recommended

Klamath Falls

Existing Crops

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Sugar beets

Adapted. Production limited by processing market limitations.

Oregon

NewCROP

Potatoes

A major crop grown on muck soils of the area.

Oregon

NewCROP

Dry onions

Well adapted. Muck soil onions produced in the region. Production is limited by market availability.

Oregon

NewCROP

Recommended New, Alternate or Underutilized Crops

Carrots

On muck soils, where processing and fresh markets can be developed.

Oregon

NewCROP

Experimental New or Alternate

Medicinal, culinary and industrial herbs

Where markets can be developed.

Oregon

NewCROP

Greenhouse tomatoes

Where geothermal heat sources can be developed and used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Greenhouse cucumbers

Where geothermal heat sources can be developed and used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Not Recommended

Frost sensitive or long season crops.

The Vegetable Crop listing was compiled and written by Dr. N.S. Bill Mansour, Extension Specialist—Vegetable Crops, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, © 1999. Questions related to these plants should be addressed to Dr. Mansour at mansourb@bcc.orst.edu