Morrow and Umatilla County top producers in grains, cattle, vegetables

Morrow and Umatilla counties were ranked as two of the top agricultural counties in Oregon, ranking first and second in grain crops, vegetables and cattle, according to the 2017 National Agricultural Statistics Service.

As of 2017, Umatilla County had 8% of its landmass in agriculture production with a total of 108,555 acres of irrigated cropland. It ranked first in the state in the categories of grains, oilseeds, dry beans and dry peas, with sales of more than $103.9 million, and sales in excess of $111.3 million in vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes.

Source: Morrow and Umatilla County top producers in grains, cattle, vegetables | Local News | eastoregonian.com