Hazelnuts

Hazelnut Marketing Board Projects Record Crop in Oregon

The Hazelnut Marketing Board has concluded its annual Subjective Yield Survey, and the numbers look promising for the 2020 harvest. According to the survey, the harvest projects to be approximately 59,000 tons, which would be a record yield for Oregon’s hazelnut growers. The Hazelnut Marketing Board stresses that the Subjective Yield Survey is only a guesstimate and not an exact …

Oregon Department of Ag Approves New Herbicide Use for Young Hazelnut Orchards

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) has approved SLN No. OR-200011, a Special Local Need registration under FIFRA Section 24(c), to allow use of the Albaugh, LLC product Quinstar® 4L, EPA Reg. No. 42750-169, for control of field bindweed and other weeds in hazelnuts (non-bearing only) grown in Oregon. The label and completed EPA Form 8570-25 for this SLN are …

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 …

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