Students Learn About Grass Farming

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Linn County bills itself as the “Grass Seed Capital of the World,” and some first graders at Harrisburg Elementary School got a first-hand look at grass farming on Thursday. Nick Bowers of Harrisburg grows grass seed, wheat, clover, and meadowfoam. He showed the kids at Harrisburg Elementary some of the heavy machinery … Continue reading »

Grass Seed Season Affecting Allergies

SHEDD, Ore. — If you’ve been sniffling a little more lately, you’re not alone. Local grass seed farmers say all of the rain this year has delayed their harvest.  Allergy doctors say that’s why most people are now feeling their allergies kicking into high gear. Some farmers say their crops didn’t begin pollinating until around … Continue reading »