Breeding Better Stock: Hardy Hazelnuts

Among the treasures of Oregon’s fabulous Willamette Valley are orchards producing more than 99 percent of the domestic hazelnut crop. And even though, by world standards, we’re ranked as number three in production, behind Turkey and Italy, Oregon hazelnuts are considered the best.

Of course, the industry is always trying to find ways to improve. And it’s thanks to forward thinking growers and researchers that the Oregon Hazelnut Industry so progressive.

Read more in the Corvallis Gazette Times >