Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers

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Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers is a non-profit organization of 440 growers and 20 shippers of tree fruit in the Mid-Columbia area. Hood River, Wasco and Sherman counties in Oregon; and Klickitat and Skamania counties in Washington produce more than 225,000 tons of cherries, apples and pears.

The objective of the Association is to encourage and promote the fruit industry through legislation, research, education and marketing; to support growers through the exchange of information regarding sound practices and regulations; and to work cooperatively with other industries and organizations.

2020 Frost Report - March 2-May 15
Note: The Frost Report can be heard on the following radio stations, via telephone at (541) 387-2732, and online at www.precisionforecasting.com where the information can be accessed all season.
The recorded notice may be heard at (541) 387-2732, or tune to radio stations at approximate times listed below:
KIHR (98.3 FM/1340 AM)
KCGB (105.5 FM/96.9 FM)
KACI Hood River (93.5 FM)
KACI Wasco (93.5 FM/1300 AM)
12:20 pm preliminary 6:35 pm forecast 7:41 pm forecast 5:41 pm forecast
6:35 pm forecast 7:35 pm forecast   6:41 pm forecast
7:35 pm forecast 8:35 pm forecast    
8:35 pm forecast      

Current News

2020 OSHA TEMPORARY AG RULE:          OREGON OSHA EDUCATIONAL VIDEO (12 min.)

2020 OREGON AG FUNDING PACKAGE:   $30 MILLION OREGON FOOD SECURITY AND FARMWORKER SAFETY PROGRAM 

                                                                        JUNE 11 SEDCOR WEBINAR VIDEO  (1 hr. 19 min.)

2020 COVID-19 HEALTH RESOURCES:      ONE COMMUNITY HEALTH ORCHARDIST PROGRAMS

2020 OHA COVID-19 PLAYBOOK:               2020 OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY COVID-19 PLAYBOOK/TOOLKITS

NEW CGFG WEATHER SITE:                       COLUMBIA GORGE FRUIT GROWERS WEATHER NETWORK

                                                                        WEATHER ALARM TUTORIAL (PDF)

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WSU AGWEATHERNET SITE:                      AGWEATHERNET

iAMERICA IMMIGRATION RIGHTS POSTERS (ENGLISH & SPANISH): You Have Rights Posters (Printed Sets Available At CGFG OFFICE)

OREGON FARM BUREAU OFFERS ICE PRIMER: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Primer for Oregon Agricultural Producers

TRAINING RESOURCES

Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC)

Worker Protection Standard Compliance Assistance Library

How To Comply Manual

Worker Protection Standards Manual

In-Person Delivery of Train-The-Trainer Course 

FIRST AID/CPR classes

NEXT CLASS: None scheduled. If you are interested in First Aid/CPR training, contact Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers at 541-387-4769 (or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

GLOBAL GAP classes

NEXT CLASS: None scheduled. For more information, contact Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers at 541-387-4769 (or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Classes can be held either in The Dalles or in Hood River.

2020-21 Oregon Minimum Wage Change (effective July 1, 2020)
Oregon - $12.00 (Increases to $12.75 July 1, 2021)
Posters: (English) (Spanish)

2019-20 BOLI POSTERS
The latest BOLI Agriculture Employers composite poster are available at CGFG's office. Please contact the office to reserve yours.

**NEW**
I-9s Updated for 2020
W-4s Updated for 2020 

Oregon W-4 Updated for 2020
 
 
 

2020 CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

 

FIND, SELL EQUIPMENT, TREES : CGFG TRADING POST

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