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Organic Hazelnut Farms Showcased in Upcoming Tour

Sustainability, Market Opportunities Concerns Drive Increase in Organic Hazelnuts Hazelnut growers looking for information and support for growing organically will have an opportunity to learn from experienced growers during a farm tour on August 15. The tour, hosted by Oregon Organic Hazelnuts cooperative, will showcase practices and tips from local farmers with certified organic and transitioning acreage. Oregon Organic Hazelnuts …

Hazelnut Erosion Prevention Field Day

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. …

New Fungicide Registered for Eastern Filbert Blight in Hazelnut

Announcement from Oregon State University: Ziram 76 DF at 3 to 8 lb/A. Do not use after May. Group M3 fungicide. 48-hr reentry. Ziram 76 DF (from United Phosphorus, Inc) was registered for use on hazelnuts on December 12, 2017. Growers must have the supplemental label on hand as well as the label from the product container before use. This …

Congratulations Hazelnut Grower of the Year Verne Gingerich!

One of most exciting features of the Nut Growers Society’s Annual Winter Meeting is the announcement of the Hazelnut Grower of the Year award.  This award goes to an individual in the industry who has not only demonstrated leadership and innovation, but a long-term commitment and love for the Oregon hazelnut industry.  This year’s grower of the year went to none …

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, …

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