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2015 Summer Tour

August 5, 2015

OSU Research Farm, Corvallis & Linn County Expo Center

 

OSU Hazelnut Research Farm

34306 Electric Rd

Corvallis, OR 97333

7:30-8:30    Registration

Schnecken provided by Crop Production Services Tangent

 

8:30            Welcome and Introductions by President LeRoy Kropf

 

8:50            Four Sessions, each 20 minutes

  •  “Overview of the OSU Farm, Dave Smith and Dan Curry
  •  “Hazelnut Breeding” Shawn Mehlenbacher
  • “Pest Management” Vaughn Walton & Betsey Miller
  • “EFB Management Techniques” Jay Pscheidt

 

Linn County Expo Center

Expo Pkwy NE

Albany, OR 97322

11:30          Trade Show Opens at Linn County Expo Center

Trade Show Vendors

AG West Supply | BASF | Bird Gard LLC | Bratney Company | Birkemeier Farms Inc. | Brim Tractor Company | Chehalem Valley Orchard Equipment | Clearwater Irrigation | Conservis Corp. | Creekside Valley Farms | Crop Production Services | Denfeld Packing, Inc. | Firestone Farms | George Packing Company | Grimm’s Fuel Company | Hazelnut Growers Bargaining Association | Hazelnut Growers of Oregon | Infaco USA, Inc. | Linn Benton Tractor | Marion Ag Service, Inc. | Nationwide Agribusiness | Nelson Irrigation Corp. | Northwest Farm Credit Service | Northwest Tillers, Inc. | NW Hazelnut Company | OVS | Pacific Rim Agency | Pape  Machinery | Progressive Ag Inc. | Recology Oregon Compost | Ron’s Nut Farm & Nursery Sales | Settler Supply Company | Software Solutions, Inc. | Terra Tech LLC | Valley Tool & MFG. Co. | West Coast Nut Processing Supply Company | Wilco | Willamette Hazelnut Growers

Break-out Seminars

12:15         “Vertebrate Pest Control in Orchards” Dana Sanchez, OSU & Rose Kachadoorian, ODA

12:15        “Financing Options and Tax Implications for New Orchard Development” Eric Henny, Northwest Farm Credit

12:45        “Oregon Hazelnut Sustainability Program” Grant Allen, Hazelnut Marketing Board

1:00          “Vertebrate Pest Control in Orchards” Dana Sanchez, OSU & Rose Kachadoorian, ODA

1:15           “Organic Hazelnuts  – Challenges & Opportunities” Linda Perrine, Honor Earth Farm

1:40          “Succession Planning” Sherri Noxel, OSU, Director Austin Family Business Program

1:45          “Financing Options and Tax Implications for New Orchard Development” Eric Henny, Northwest Farm Credit

 

2:00-4:00    Chicken BBQ by Valley Catering

Hazelnut Ice Cream Provided by Pacific Rim Insurance