Hazelnuts

Unique Characteristics of Oregon Walnuts with Denfeld Packing

When folks think of the Oregon agricultural landscape, some of the first crops that come to mind may include grass seed, hops, hazelnuts and Christmas trees.  While nearly all walnuts in the United States are grown in California, there is a small yet thriving walnut industry in Oregon.  Watch this brief interview with Sean Denfeld from Denfeld Packing — the …

Nut Growers Society Cancels 2020 Summer Tour

The Board of Directors of the Nut Growers Society of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia met last week and voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 Summer Tour and Trade Show. The event was to be held on August 12th at the Lane County Fairgrounds with a tour of NGS president, Jason Perrott’s Coburg orchard. The board decided to “freeze” the …

Why Oregon Hazelnut Acreage Growth has Slowed

Despite all the recent excitement in the growth of the hazelnut industry in the Pacific Northwest, the last few harvests are not quite reflecting the new acreage coming into production, and acreage growth has also slowed down this past year. Watch this brief interview with Michael McDaniel from Pacific Agricultural Survey as he shares some of the limiting factors, as …

Sunburn vs. Sunscald on Young Hazelnut Tree Trunks

Your new hazelnut orchard may have made it through the summer without much sunburn on the trunk, but did you know your trees may also be susceptible to sunscald this winter/spring?  Watch this brief video with Heather Andrews from Oregon State University Extension to gain a better understanding of the difference between sunburn and sunscald damage, and how to prevent …

Considerations When Establishing a New Hazelnut Orchard

Have you recently planted a hazelnut orchard or are looking into growing hazelnuts?  Don’t miss this brief interview with Oregon hazelnut grower Paul Kuehne from Creekside Valley Farms as he shares some great insights on laying a solid foundation for success in those first critical years in the life of a hazelnut tree.  Read more about it in Pacific Nut …

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