Research and Development Manager, Orchard View, Inc.
Mike Omeg is a fifth-generation cherry farmer from The Dalles, Oregon and is the Research and Development Manager at Orchard View, Inc.He studied at Willamette University where he majored in Economics and minored in Biology and Environmental Science.He then earned his Master of Science degree at Oregon State University, in entomology with an IPM focus. Mike is known for his innovative ideas on growing cherries. Mike also enjoys raising heritage chickens and turkeys.
Orchard View, Inc. is a fourth generation family business specializing in growing and packing premium sweet cherries in The Dalles, Oregon. Originally founded in 1923 by Walter and Mabel Bailey, Orchard View has become one of the largest producers of sweet cherries in Oregon. Orchard View manages over 3000 acres of cherries and packs over 15,000 tons annually.
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