Publication 863, Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario is now available for download on the OMAFRA website. This 150-page guide provides growers, advisors and researchers with a comprehensive handbook on the basic and advanced methods of producing hazelnuts in Ontario, and includes illustrations, diagrams and figures to help growers to understand disease cycles and production challenges. Topics covered include:
- developing a hazelnut industry in Ontario
- site selection and orchard establishment
- orchard management
- nutrient management
- control for insects, diseases, wildlife and disorders
- weed management
- site preparation
- ordering nursery stock
- harvest and post-harvest handling
- food safety
Download your copies free online.
Print copies of this publication will be available for purchase from Service Ontario in mid-August. At that time, these can be ordered online at Ontario.ca/publications .