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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!

How to Identify & Correct Magnesium Deficiencies in Hazelnuts

With all the new hazelnut acreage coming in in places where hazelnuts have never grown before, it is not uncommon to see some nutrient deficiencies in some of these young hazelnut trees. If you are seeing some interveinal chlorosis in some of the older leaves, you may be experiencing a magnesium deficiency. Check out this brief video interview with Aaron …

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 …

Dennis Glaser Hazelnut Grower of the Year

Dennis Glaser of Tangent was the recipient of the Nut Grower’s Society’s Grower of the Year Award for 2018 during its 104th Annual Meeting mid-January. The award is presented to a grower that has been a leader in the industry. Jason Perrott, NGS Vice President presented the award. He began with some history. Dennis’s roots are in farming. Before becoming …

Nut Growers Society Annual Hazelnut Meeting

This year’s meeting will feature: -The Hazelnut “Grower of the Year” Presentation -Panel of industry experts to share insights on orchard layout, tree removal, cover crops and more -Presentations on Hazelnut Prices and promotion Pacific Nut Producer is a proud sponsor of the Nut Growers Society annual meeting, so be sure to come and see us there!

Pros & Cons of Planting Hazelnuts on Berms

Planting a new hazelnut orchard? Consider planting on berms. Check out this brief video interview with Aaron Heinrich from Oregon State University who shares some of the pros and cons of berms for hazelnut growers. Read more about growing hazelnuts in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Don’t currently receive the magazine?  Don’t currently receive it? Subscribe for FREE today Here

Introducing the New PollyO Hazelnut Variety

With Eastern Filbert Blight taking a major toll on older hazelnut orchards in the Pacific Northwest, many growers are looking to replant their blocks with new blight resistant varieties. One of the newest of these varieties released by Oregon State University’s hazelnut breeding program is known as PollyO. Check out this brief interview with plant breeder Shawn Mehlenbacher to learn …

Organic Hazelnut Farms Showcased in Upcoming Tour

Sustainability, Market Opportunities Concerns Drive Increase in Organic Hazelnuts Hazelnut growers looking for information and support for growing organically will have an opportunity to learn from experienced growers during a farm tour on August 15. The tour, hosted by Oregon Organic Hazelnuts cooperative, will showcase practices and tips from local farmers with certified organic and transitioning acreage. Oregon Organic Hazelnuts …

Hazelnut Erosion Prevention Field Day

Nik Wiman, Oregon State University Hazelnut Agent, field staff and partners will present results of field trials of cover crop mixes for use on orchard floors. Triticale, vetch, phacelia, white clover, subterranean clover and creeping red fescue were used in the trials. Marie Vicksta of Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District, will be presenting information about its new mulching program. …

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