As more Eastern Filbert Blight resistant hazelnut varieties continue to be planted across the Willamette Valley of Oregon, bacterial blight is quickly becoming the most costly disease issue growers are facing. Younger trees are more susceptible to this disease, and it can be found plaguing nearly every young orchard in the valley at one level or another. Watch this brief interview with OSU Hazelnut Extension Plant Pathologist Jay Pscheidt as he explains the situation and what growers can do about it. Read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. If you’re not currently receiving the print publication, subscribe for free at: https://malcolmmedia.com/subscribe/
Please thank this video’s sponsor George Packing Company for their industry support and come see them at the Nut Growers Society Annual Meeting in Grand Ronde, OR on Jan. 20th.