Oregon's Grain & Wind Belt

Green Fields
Rows of wheat and barley

Situated on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, Sherman County features a hybrid climate, part Mediterranean and part Intermountain Region. This results in four distinct seasons and low annual precipitation.
Here, the Columbia Gorge serves as a natural conduit for normal eastward migration of ocean-conditioned air masses from the Pacific Ocean. Thanks to this marine influence, Sherman County not only gets watered year around but rarely has extreme hot or cold spells lasting more than a few days at a time.




Types of Sherman County Farms

Wheat is a primary export

Wind-belt power

Fun in the sun

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