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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Three organizations are teaming up to place more than 200 crop identification signs along Interstate 5.

The idea is to strengthen the connection -- even a passing one -- with Oregon's agricultural diversity and economic impact. As we've pointed out many times, Oregon doesn't produce mass quantities of a few commodities such as corn, but is better known for its diversity of crops. The state produces more than 225 commodities, with about three dozen grown in the Willamette Valley along the I-5 corridor.

Those crops range from hazelnuts and Christmas trees to berries, grass and grains, as will be made clear when ag signs are distributed this spring. The Agri-Business Council of Oregon, Oregon Women for Agriculture and Crop Production Services teamed up to provide the signs.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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