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Idaho

Easter Oregon / Idaho

Physical Description
This region, also called EO&I (Eastern Oregon and Idaho), is located on the Snake River Plain in the central border region of Oregon and Idaho. It spreads between Glenns Ferry, Idaho and Ontario, Oregon.

Elevation
2200 – 3500 ft (671 – 1067 m)

Irrigation
Irrigation water for this region comes mainly from 5 area reservoirs and the Snake and Boise Rivers. 60% of crops in the area are flood-irrigated, with the remaining 40% sprinkled.

Mint Varieties
Peppermint (Black Mitcham), Scotch Spearmint (Regular and 770) and a small amount of Native Spearmint.

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