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Cost of producing sweet corn in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

George B. Davis

Cost of producing sweet corn in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State College in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sweet corn -- Economic aspects -- Oregon -- Willamette River Valley

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementG.B. Davis, D. Curtis Mumford.
    SeriesStation bulletin / Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station -- 465., Station bulletin (Oregon State College. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 465.
    ContributionsMumford, D. Curtis 1900-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16017562M


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Cost of producing sweet corn in the Willamette Valley, Oregon by George B. Davis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ducing this crop in the Willamette Valley. This publication is the fourth in a series of bulletins analyz-ing the costs of production for pole beans, sweet corn, table beets, and carrots for processing.

Growers and processors alike will be interested in the vari-ous items of cost. This report deals with the cost of producing sweet corn in the Willamette Valley of western Oregon, The data upon which it is based were obtained from the detailed cost records of 57 indi-vidual corn growers.

Sweet Corn Production in the Willamefte Valley Within the Willamette Valley, the acreage of sweet corn is. This budget is based on acres of sweet corn production.

Average production is 10 tons per acre at a gross price to the grower of $ per ton. The land is owned, however, a $ per acre lease rate is charged as a return on investment to the owner for his/her investment in the land, and property taxes of.

Abstract. Published August Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension. The most agriculturally diverse region in Oregon and perhaps on earth. The Willamette Valley produces more than different agricultural commodities including specialty crops (fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, nursery products, and medicinal herbs), grain, hay, grass seed, and more.

IMPERIAL COUNTY SWEET CORN PROJECTED PRODUCTION COSTS 40 Acre Field Yield-- 4-dozen cartons per acre OPERATION Cost Materials Hand Labor Cost Type Cost Hours Dollars Per acre LAND PREPARATION Stubble disc Big Ox Disc 2x Triplane 1x Border, cross check.

Many of the produce vendors at farmer’s markets in Oregon purchase sweet corn from us for resale to their farm market customers. We also supply corn and other vegetables to several of the Willamette Valley farm produce stands and grocery stores. And since the early 's, we've operated a produce stand of our own during the corn season from.

Oregon has a wide range of USDA Hardiness Zones, ranging from Zone 5 to 9. Buttercrunch is a popular bibb type loose head lettuce that has sweet, high yielding thick green leaves and a small, tight head. Corn Seed $ $ Peaches and Cream corn is one of the sweetest and most tender corns ever developed that matures early for a.

2 Planting and Harvest Calendar Created by Oregon Tilth Vegetables Days to Harvest Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Notes Planting Dates Peas Peppers T, C Potatoes Pumpkins T* Radish Rutabaga OW. The Willamette Valley vegetable region includes parts of Multnomah, Clackamas, Marion, Linn, Lane, Benton, Polk, Yamhill, Washington, and Columbia counties as indicated on the map at right.

The Willamette Valley is a major area for the production of most. Prices paid for sweet corn are low relative to the cost of producing the crop, and every strategy possible must be used to maximize net return.

Two strategies used to enhance profitability but that have received little research attention under Western Oregon conditions are the use of pop-up fertilizers and increased plant populations.

Western Oregon Irrigation Guides (EM ), for farmers in the Willamette Valley, cover the primary field, row, and orchard crops. These guides give an overview of the decisions and factors that go into irrigation system design, operation, and maintenance.

They include 16 crop-specific fact sheets that cover. These figures dropped sharply, and the estimates projec harvested acres of sweet corn for processing and 3, acres for the fresh market.

Willamette Valley production costs are $ per acre. Although most Oregon-grown sweet corn is processed, the fresh market accounts for an estimated 17 % of total production. This budget is based on acres of organic sweet corn production.

Average production is 7 tons per acre at a gross price to the grower of $ per ton. Fresh dark sweet cherries available upon request, seasonally in July/August Co-packing opportunities available; facility certified organic Open: All year for frozen; fresh. Zone 4. Willamette Valley and Coastal areas— to days of growing season.

The Willamette Valley and its foothills produce hazelnuts, cherries, and many other fruit crops and ornamental trees. Minimum mid-winter temperatures are seldom a difficulty. These temperatures can range from -2 to. The corn sprouts just looked like little nubbins coming up through the soil.

Hopefully the corn will catch up with the beans, because the beans are supposed to climb the corn eventually. I did some investigating and found that I should have planted the corn about two weeks before the beans.

Onion cost of production in Eastern Oregon and Idaho These enterprise budget resources cover the costs associated with producing onions in the Treasure Valley. The PDF document covers how costs were estimated and the Excel workbook allows you to adjust costs to better match your operation.

Start anytime between 9 a.m. and p.m. Champoeg State Park, Champoeg Road NE St. Paul, OR Oak Grove Picnic Area, Parking costs $, (Rain or Shine). Hood River Lavender Farms - Straight Hill Road, Hood River, OR, Willamette Valley Fruit Company - Strawberries, Blueberries, Marionberries, Raspberries and other fruit, U-Pick or pre-picked, Corn Maze, & Pumpkin Patch; 82nd Avenue NE, Salem, OR Directions: 5 miles east of Salem.

InWashington harves acres of sweet corn for fresh market and produced million hundredweight valued at $ million, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Source: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 1: Tools for Non-Chemical Weed Management in Vegetable Cropping Systems [DVD].

Stone. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Welcome to the Oregon Agricultural Information Network Enterprise Budget web site.

Click on the map to get a listing of all of the EBS documents for that region. To narrow your search, use the search form below.

For more information, please scroll down. If you have questions about the enterprise budgets available here, please contact: Clark Seavert This site is intended to be. Soil nitrate testing for Willamette Valley vegetable production. sweet corn, and table be ets in This does not mean that the Oregon State University Extension.

Few probably realize its strength in some categories, such as blackberries, boysenberries, and hazelnuts—and Oregon supplies percent of the nation’s production for all three. additionally, it ranks third for sweet cherries, with 3, acres in Willamette Valley acres in Mid-Columbia Valley.

“In the s and ’90s,” says Stone, “the critics and the consumer favored big oaky, buttery Chardonnay that just wasn’t possible to produce successfully in the Willamette Valley.”. Oregon research in strip tillage On-farm research was conducted in the Willamette Valley from to to compare strip tillage with conventional tillage systems.

More than 30 large-scale field trials were conducted on a variety of soils and with different crop rotations. Trials were conducted primarily on sweet corn, but other veg.

Thomas Creek Produce: Seasonal produce; stand on corner of Hwy. & Dart Rd. 2 miles south of Molalla; May-October, daily Farm at S Sawtell Rd. in. In the Willamette Valley region is not uncommon for farmers to harvest sweet corn in September, though a majority would already be harvested by October.

Most of the corn that you would see harvested in October is "field corn" used for silage and other animal feed. Most of the sweet corn is grown on contract for a processor. Seven Oaks Farm: Best sweet corn in the Rogue Valley - See 40 traveler reviews, 2 candid photos, and great deals for Central Point, OR, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

Adventure Center/Visitor Information: Gateway St Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.). On October ofthe ground was leased for the production of sweet corn which was processed by Norpac Foods in Stayton. After nearly acres were placed into the Wetland Reserve Program, crop production continued with sweet corn and beans on the remaining acres of crop ground which was converted to "certified organic" after a 3-year.

Oregon Noxious Weed Policy and Classification () 'A', 'B,' and 'T,' listed weeds for the state of Oregon. The State Noxious Weed List is used to prioritize activities at the state level and provide direction in the development of county weed lists that guide local control programs.

Sweet corn was harvested from all plots in early September, and the highest yielding treatment at tons/acre was the 4-species mix seeded at 40 seeds/ft P 2 P (Figure 4).

While this yield is about half the average sweet corn yield for western Oregon of 10 to 12 tons/acre (Hart et al., ), it was achieved without the addition of any purchased.

Sweet corn cultivars traditionally grown in western Oregon have required about kg N/ha for maximum yield and quality. It is now clear that cultivars are available that require far less nitrogen.

Adoption of these cultivars would increase profitability of production and reduce the level of residual nitrogen that can be leached. "In nine on-farm trials in the Willamette Valley during the last two years, the strip-till system for sweet corn increased net profit by about $50 per acre.

With the introduction of a new strip-till machine inwhich will operate much faster using smaller tractors than the old machine, we expect to see the economic advantage exceed $ an. Willamette Valley, Oregon. If Pinot Noir is the Peter Parker of grapes, the Willamette Valley is the irradiated spider.

Here, soil and climate give. 1 AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION FINAL REPORT FUNDING CYCLE – TITLE: Improving winter cover crop establishment in sweet corn production in the Willamette Valley.

RESEARCH LEADER: Ed Peachey, Associate Professor (Practice), OSU Extension and Dept. of Horticulture OTHER PROJECT PARTICIPANTS: Ryan Clark, Olsen Farms, Suver; Scott Setniker. The Costs and Returns of Establishing and Producing Hazelnuts in the Willamette Valley, Oregon State University Extension Service.

Sources. Fruit and Tree Nut Data, Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA. Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS) Hazelnut Production, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) National Agricultural Statistics Service.

He returned to Iowa for his family and arrived back in the Willamette Valley inestablishing his donation land claim. In the early years, the Heater Family raised cattle and sheep while growing hay, small grains, and hops. During the s and s the main crops were strawberries, sweet corn, cucumbers, bent grass, blue grass and sheep.

Sweet Corn 85 days — Under the right growing conditions, 'Six Shooter', as its name implies, can "shoot" up to six full-sized ears on one stalk.

Here on the farm in the Northern Willamette Valley of Oregon, the stalks reach about eight feet tall to the tip of the tassel and produce. Cook Family Farms is one of growers for Oregon-based cooperative, NORPAC Foods.

Their broccoli, peas, cauliflower and sweet corn make their way from the fields of the lush Willamette Valley to NORPAC’s state-of-the-art processing plant in Salem, Ore. where they are cut, cleaned, individually quick frozen to preserve nutrients, and shipped.Its more t00 farms produce a diverse range of products, including dairy, hops, potatoes, eggs, wine grapes, cherries, sweet corn, and more.

Oregon is second only to California in agricultural production. Little-known fact: Oregon is the number one U.S. producer of Christmas trees, blackberries, hazelnuts, peppermint, and cranberries.