Willamette Valley – Hasso Hering


A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Climate change saves money

Written December 27th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

While we’re wading through the cold puddles of late December,┬álet’s check in on the climate front. And if you want to know why it’s so hard to take global warming seriously, take a look at the chart below.

What Christmas looks like …

Written December 24th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

… depends on where you are on Christmas Eve and on our point of view. What Christmas Eve looked like in the country (on Stellmacher Drive) …

Our climate: Still great, right?

Written May 7th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Living in the Willamette Valley, we don’t seem to be greatly affected by climate change, which according to President Obama and the big media is just about the greatest danger Americans face. And they say climate change is harming us now. Really?

Seed versus seed in the valley

Written September 10th, 2013 by

A struggle for survival is taking place in the Willamette Valley’s farm economy. Either grass seed or specialty vegetable seeds may not survive. That’s the impression I got from a discussion at the Corvallis City Club on Monday. Grass seed growers, no longer allowed to burn their fields every few years, need an economical rotation […]

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