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Treasure Valley 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 Treasure Valley region of Malhuer County Oregon as indicated on the map at right. Treasure Valley is a major area for the production of dry bulb onions, sweet corn and vegetable seed crops. In Malheur County commercial vegetable production is unsuitable outside of Treasure Valley.

Oregon State University Commercial Vegetable Production Guides

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

Treasure valley

Existing Crops

Crop
information
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Asparagus

A crop, well adapted to the soils and climate of the area. Production is limited by market limitations

Oregon

NewCROP

Cantaloupes

A crop, well adapted to the soils and climate of the area. Production is limited by market limitations

Oregon

NewCROP

Dry Onions

A major crop, well adapted to the soils and climate of the area. Large bulb Spanish type onions predominate.

Oregon

NewCROP

Sweet Corn

A crop, well adapted to the soils and climate of the area. Grown for processing and fresh market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Watermelons

A crop, well adapted to the soils and climate of the area. Production is limited by market limitations

Oregon

NewCROP

Potatoes

A major crop, well adapted to the soils and climate of the area. Grown for processing and fresh market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Vegetable seed crops

Onions, carrots, beans and corn are major seed crops in this area. Other leafy and root vegetables and flower seed crops are also grown.

Oregon

NewCROP

Recommended New, Alternate or Underutilized Crops
Edamame
(vegetable soybean)
Fresh market or processing where markets can be developed.

Oregon

NewCROP

Experimental New Or Alternate Crops
Medicinal, culinary and industrial herbs Where markets can be developed

Oregon

NewCROP

Not Recommended

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