Two onion firms make jump from Malheur County to Idaho

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

NYSSA – For Shay Myers, word of House Bill 2193 was the tipping point for his firm.

It also proved to be one of the key reasons why as general manager of Owyhee Produce he is now in the middle of moving his operation – consisting of storage buildings and a packing shed - to Idaho.

Myers and his company – an onion production, packing and shipping firm - encountered several challenges the past year.

An epic series of storms in January triggered several million dollars of damage as Owyhee Produce lost five buildings, including three in Nyssa . . .