Kitzhaber set for 11-day Asia trade mission
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will stress the state's bountiful agriculture resources during an 11-day Asian trade mission that begins Sunday.
Kitzhaber and his team will hit Shanghai, China, Hong Kong and Tokyo during the trek. He plans to promote Oregon's dairy and potato industries.
“These markets are very important for Oregon agriculture," said Katy Coba, director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, in a release. "We have a governor who is interested in supporting the industry. He’s spending time with our delegation and the partners we need overseas to advance our exports. There are great opportunities in ...