Growing Region / Región de Cultivar
A growing region is classified by the characteristics of a certain climate or microclimate, natural features and soil types that allow for the cultivation of distinct crops1. The Willamette Valley growing region is composed of ten counties that make up the Willamette River watershed: Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington, and Yamhill2. In the Willamette Valley growing region, over 170 different types of crops can be cultivated making it the most diverse agricultural area in Oregon and one of the most productive in the United States2. Growing Region / Región de Cultivar Translation Needed

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1. Oxford University Press, Inc. (2009) Oxford English Dictionary: Region. Available at (accessed July 2009).
2. Oregon Department of Agriculture (2008) Growing Regions in Oregon. Available at (accessed June 2009).

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