Warm Weather Affects Local Orchards

HARRISBURG, Ore. — All this unseasonably warm weather is causing trees at orchards to blossom early. Buds on peach trees are already opening up, which could mean fruit on the trees weeks early. But Greig Detering, owner of Detering Orchards, says it’s a bit concerning for the trees to blossom this early because they could … Continue reading »

Detering Orchards’ Apple Daze

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The start of a tractor engine kicked off Detering Orchards‘ Apple Daze, it’s the first tractor ride of the season. Families were out early to enjoy some of the fall favorites. From activities to fall flavors. “We are serving free apple cobbler. It’s my mom’s famous recipe,” said co-owner Beck Detering. New … Continue reading »

Rain Helping Farmers

HARRISBURG, Ore. — After a dry January, farmers are breathing a sigh of relief this week because they are finally getting the rain the soils need. Though some farm lands are seeing a bit of flooding, crop growers in the Willamette Valley are saying they are happy to see the rain. Detering Orchards, a farm … Continue reading »