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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 …

Pros & Cons of Trunk Guards vs Painting Young Hazelnut Trees

Pros & Cons of Trunk Guards vs Painting Young Hazelnut Trees

Many new acres of hazelnut trees are being planted in the Pacific Northwest, and growers may be wondering whether they should protect these young trees by painting the trunks or using trunk guards.  Oregon State University Extension is currently conducting some research on the topic, as shared back at the Nut Growers Society Summer Tour.  Watch this brief interview with …