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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 …

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 …

Nut Growers Society Annual Hazelnut Meeting

The Nut Growers Society Annual Winter Meeting will be at the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU Campus.  All registration, trade show and meeting will be at the LaSells Stewart Center only.  We are NOT using the CH2M Hill Building this year. NGS President Christy Cooke and her board members Lance Kirk, Jason Perrott, Wyatt Wanner and Tom Rogers have …

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 …

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 …

NGS Summer Hazelnut Tour

The Nut Growers Society Annual Summer Tour will consist of Break-Out Sessions, Plant Tours, a Vendor Show plus a large Hazelnut Equipment Show. More specific information will be available soon.  Pacific Nut Producer is a proud sponsor of the Summer Tour, so be sure to see us there!

Oregon State University Shares Characteristics of Different Hazelnut Varieties

The hazelnut breeding program at Oregon State University (OSU) has been doing a great job over the years developing new blight resistant hazelnut varieties better suited for todays growing industry in the Pacific Northwest.  Back at the Nut Growers Society’s Annual Meeting in Corvallis, Becky McCluskey from the OSU Department of Horticulture showcased some of these varieties. Watch this brief …

Hazelnut Irrigation Considerations with Agricare

Micro-irrigation is becoming more popular in the Pacific Northwest hazelnut industry.  Watch this brief interview with Agricare agronomist TJ Hafner, as he shares what’s worked best in his experience.  Read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine.  Don’t currently receive this monthly publication. Subscribe for FREE at https://malcolmmedia.com/pacific-nut-producer-magazine-subscriptions/.

Hazelnut Stewardship Project Meeting

WHAT?   Join Nik Wiman and a group of peers in a computer lab setting where you can enter data about the stewardship practices you employed in your orchards for the 2018 crop.  Once we have a significant number of acres entered, you will be able to pull a report that shows your practices next to the average of the rest …

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