Heat Impacts Fruits and Vegetables

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The hot weather mixed with severe drought conditions is impacting fruits and vegetables in the Rogue Valley. With the hot sun beating down on crops across southern Oregon, one might think the crops would be dried up, but farmers said with the proper irrigation, some of their crops are even being … Continue reading »

The Recent Heat is Impacting Local Crops

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Local farmers and orchardists are taking steps to protect their crops against more extreme heat in the Rogue Valley. Production on some crops have been slowed down, while others are ripening quickly. At Valley View Orchard, their apricots and peaches love the heat. “It gets to the point where it’s ripe … Continue reading »