Hazelnuts

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 …

Do you have Phytophthora Root Rot or Wet Feet in your Hazelnut Orchard?

  Oregon growers had a wet spring and experienced flooding in some areas, which led to phytophthora root rot and “Wet Feet” in some trees.  Watch this brief interview with Oregon State University Plant Pathologist Jay Pscheidt as he explains these two conditions and how to treat infected trees.  Read more in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Subscribe for FREE at https://malcolmmedia.com/pacific-nut-producer-magazine-subscriptions/. Be …

New Lane County Hazelnut Oregon State University Extension Specialist Erica Chernoh to Support Growers in Lane, Linn & Benton Counties

Erica Chernoh was recently hired as the new Commercial and Community Horticulture specialist for Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Services in Lane County. Chernoh has worked professionally in extension, project management, regulatory and research related positions for over 15 years. She previously held a joint position between Chemeketa Community College in Salem, where she taught horticulture classes, and OSU where she assisted with strawberry …

Managing Bacterial Blight in Young Hazelnut Trees with Grower Paul Kuehne

There can be many challenges in establishing a new hazelnut orchard, but bacterial blight is among the most difficult.  Just how much can bacterial blight take hold of a new orchard, how do you identify it, and how do you treat it?  Watch this brief interview with Oregon hazelnut grower Paul Kuehne to find out, and read more about it …

Oregon Hazelnut Growers Anticipate Largest Crop Ever

As the hazelnut industry continues to grow in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon growers are expecting a record breaking crop this year, as shared by Larry George of George Packing Company at the Annual Summer Tour of the Nut Growers Society recently held in Albany, Oregon.  Watch this brief interview with Larry as he provides some special insights on the developing …

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