Oregon Grown Commodities

Bring Oregon Agriculture into your Classroom

Oregon boasts over 220 locally grown commodities, the third most agriculturally-diverse in the nation. Learn more about the characteristics that make Oregon such a special place to call home.


Commodities

Beef Cattle

Beef Cattle

Beef cattle is the only commodity raised in all 36 counties of Oregon! Learn everything you need to know about them, from start to finish.

Beef Cattle

Dungeness Crab

Dungeness Crab

Dungeness crab has been harvested in Oregon since the 1800’s. Dive deep into the exciting world of crabs, crabbing and a tasty recipe!

Dungeness Crab

Forage and Turf Grass Seed

Forage and Turf Grass Seed

Oregon is the number one producer of grass seed, in the world! Find out what makes Oregon so perfect for growing grass seed.

Forage and Turf Grass Seed

Potatoes

Potatoes

Potatoes are a great source of vitamins and minerals. They have been cultivated in Oregon since 1800! Find out more here.

Potatoes

Wheat

Wheat

One bushel of wheat makes over 42 loaves of bread! Find out more about the wonder of wheat by clicking the button below.

Wheat

Cranberries

Cranberries

Cranberries are one of only three berries native to North America. Learn more about the fascinating production of cranberries.

Cranberries

Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts

Oregon produces over 99% of the hazelnuts grown in the United States. Click the button to discover the wonderful world of hazelnuts.

Hazelnuts

Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees

Oregon is the number one producer of Christmas trees in the United States. Explore the wonderful world of Christmas trees.

Christmas Trees

Dairy

Dairy

Did you know the state beverage of Oregon is milk? Check out the Dairy for more information about Oregon dairy cows and the industry.

Dairy

Chicken and Eggs

Chicken and Eggs

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? We don’t have the answer to that question, but click the button to find other egg-citing facts!

Chicken and Eggs

Salmon

Salmon

Salmon have always been important to Oregon. Click to learn about their life cycle, how they are harvested, a yummy Oregon recipe and more!

Salmon

Have Ideas?

Have Ideas?

Do you have an idea for an Oregon commodity you would like to see? Click the button below to contact us!

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Additional Resources

Great links to the national AITC website, regional and national organizations, Oregon commodity commissions, and links for both teachers and students.

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