Monthly Archives: August 2016

AG DRONE RODEO … UAS …UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS …

On August 18 … UAV’s (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) took flight at the first Eastern Oregon, USA ‘Ag Drone Rodeo’ …

Hosted by the Pendleton Unmanned Aerials Systems Range, Oregon Future Farm and the DukeJoseph Agency, manufacturers and vendors like DigitalHarvest, RDO, Insitu and MicaSense flew their UAS.  Each  company talked about their drone’s crop imaging capabilities and ease of use while piloting it on a short mission … It was pointed out that UAS would be regular part of farming operations within 10 years and there was one already working on Hill Ranches near Pendleton, Oregon, USA …

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KIONA VINEYARDS – LITTLE-KNOWN-UNIQUE RED MOUNTAIN ‘LEMBERGER’ WINE

In 1975, Kiona Vineyards planted the first vines on a sagebrush-covered hillside on Red Mountain, an area in eastern Washington State, USA now known for producing, opulent wines of distinction …

In 1976, Kiona planted the first two acres of Lemberger … In 1980, they produced the first commercial bottling of this ‘little-known’ wine in Washington State … and in fact … the first in the USA …

When wine lovers taste the Kiona Lemberger, it surprises them … They say … ‘I didn’t think such a strange name could produce something so great! …

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Come visit the Kiona Vineyards and taste this little-known-unqiue Lemberger wine on Red Mountain, Benton City, Washington State, USA …

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GREAT COFFEE STOP IN MILTON-FREEWATER, OREGON, USA …

If you drive between Pendleton, Oregon to Walla Walla, Washington … if you want a coffee stop on the way … just past McDonald’s on the right in Milton-Freewater is the Jubilee Coffee House …

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Ronda is the owner … she bakes pies, scones & more each morning … her Jubliee Coffee House is unique & friendly …