Monthly Archives: November 2017

Managing Bacterial Blight in Young Hazelnut Orchards

Managing Bacterial Blight in Young Hazelnut Orchards

After harvest, hazelnut growers should turn their attention to the young hazelnut orchards to keep bacterial blight from becoming a problem. With all the newly planted orchards going in, bacterial blight can be a real threat, so be sure to watch this interview with Oregon State Plant Pathologist Jay Pscheidt as he discusses blight prevention and management practices. Read more …

How to Plant a Hazelnut Orchard

How to Plant a Hazelnut Orchard

With all of the great new blight-resistant varieties released from Oregon State University, hazelnut growers are replanting blight-infested orchards as quickly as they are able. Fall is the best time to plant to allow the trees time to get established well before the growth of spring; however, adverse weather often limits growers’ ability to plant to a very short window, …

Jaswant Bal Prepares Second Leaf Almond Orchard for Winter

Jaswant Bal Prepares Second Leaf Almond Orchard for Winter

There are many different tasks to prepare almond orchards for winter, including postharvest irrigation and fertilization. Kingsburg grower Jaswant Bal is new in the almond industry and hasn’t had a crop yet, but is topping his 2 year-old almonds to promote lateral growth. Watch his interview here and read more about growers near you in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine.

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