Hazelnuts and Nut Crops

Bob Rost

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A Basic Guide to Pruning Hazelnut Trees

Training is a term applied to trees from planting up to 4-5 years of age, and is used to encourage a strong tree structure capable of supporting heavy crops, and withstanding ice and snow loads.


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Integrated Pest Management Strategic Plan for Hazelnuts in Oregon and Washington

Growers, commodity-group representatives, pest-control advisors, processors, university specialists, and other technical experts from the hazelnut industry in Oregon and Washington assembled this plan, which outlines major pests, current management practices, critical needs, activity timetables, and...

By Katie Murray, Paul Jepson

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Walnuts a key food to improve metabolism in obese mice

Aug 8, 2016
Adding other health-boosting foods increased benefits

By Gail Wells
Aug 8, 2016

News Story

Gather nuts frequently as they fall from the tree

Oct 9, 2015
With proper care, hazelnuts, walnuts and chestnuts should last through the winter

By Kym Pokorny
Oct 9, 2015

News Story

Choose blight-resistant hazelnuts for your orchard

Jan 18, 2013
Gardeners with small-scale orchards can take advantage of hazelnut varieties bred in recent years at Oregon State University that resist eastern filbert blight.

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