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Hazelnut Erosion Prevention Field Day
May 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Nik Wiman, Oregon State University Hazelnut Agent, field staff and partners will present results of field trials of cover crop mixes for use on orchard
floors. Triticale, vetch, phacelia, white clover, subterranean clover and creeping red fescue were used in the trials.
Marie Vicksta of Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District, will be presenting information about its new mulching program. Mulching helps protect the orchard floor from erosion. Straw blower equipment will be demonstrated. No till drill rental program will also be discussed.