Disaster aid available for hazelnut, winegrape growers

Millions of dollars of disaster aid is now available to Oregon hazelnut growers who suffered crop losses in February 2019 as a result of severe snowstorms that damaged up to 12% of mature orchards in the southern Willamette Valley. Congress approved a $19.1 billion relief package in the wake of multiple natural disasters across...

50% discount offered for Turkish nuts and dried fruit industry

The Clipper Magazine is the global leader for nuts and dried fruit information. To ease the problems caused by the current exchange rates the publishers have decided to offer 50% discount for all advertising and subscription products. "It is important for us to understand and help. The brave people of the Turkish industry, especially for hazelnuts and dried fruit...

Floods in Turkey’s hazelnut paradise: How bad is it?

Authorities said the damage was limited in the flood-hit areas, save from the region's hazelnut farms. Ordu's economy largely relies on hazelnut production which took a serious blow with floods washing away newly harvested crops. Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli announced that one-third of the hazelnut yield in Ordu was in flood-stricken areas and "likely" losses were recorded...

The Clipper next edition: A wake-up call for the Turkish hazelnut industry

The list of competitors for global hazelnuts sales is getting longer, with Chile, Spain, South Africa, Australia – but also Georgia and even countries like Bhutan gaining ground. The list of challenges for the Turkish industry is also getting longer. While short term concerns are political uncertainties, bad blood with western allies and partners, exchange rates, inflation and political...

The future for hazelnuts is bright – in Bhutan, not in Turkey

Thirty years ago, Turkey produced 80% of world’s hazelnuts but it has hit its production limit and, as global demand for hazelnuts continues to rise, the country’s dominance is falling. Environmental problems, a difficult political environment and talk about unfair labor inspire large groups to look for other suppliers. Hazelnuts are the world’s second most valuable tree-nut crop after...

Next five years will be the best for hazelnuts in Australia

The next five years will be the biggest and best for hazelnuts and ginger, which are expected to see huge increases in production. Demand, and breakthroughs in pest and disease control, are creating fresh opportunities for the two crops. Hazelnuts were first grown in Australia more than 100 year ago but have only ever been grown on a small scale....

Georgia’s hazelnut production suffers $20 million damage by stink bug

The South Caucasus republic of Georgia is struggling with a plague of brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB), or Halyomorpha halys. Originally native to East Asia, the BMSB is an agricultural pest that can cause widespread damage to fruit and vegetable crops, particularly when present in an environment devoid of its natural predators. Recent outbreaks have also occurred in Switzerland,...

Registrations open for the International Congress on Hazelnuts

What Congress When 15th to 19th Aug 2017 Where Samsun, Turkey (TUR) More Info http://www.hazelnut2017.org/index.html Download vCal iCal From August 15th to 19th, 2017 the 9th International Congress on Hazelnut is going to take place in Samsun, Turkey, The event is organized by ISHS in collaboration with ORDU University. The following is a list of topics that will be addressed at the congress: • Germplasm and Genetic Improvement • Biology...

Agri-Investment Services Group Launches Website to showcase showcases investment opportunities for hazelnut orchards

Agri-Investment Services Group announces the launch of http://www.AgriInvestmentServices.com, an online portal for commercial and industrial agricultural assets in Oregon. The website showcases investment grade opportunities, including: hazelnut orchards, blueberry fields, vineyards and wineries, and similar agricultural operations. Newberg, OR (PRWEB) April 05, 2017 Agri-Investment Services Group, an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, has launched its new website, http://www.AgriInvestmentServices.com....

Hazelnuts are on the road to becoming a big cash crop in Ontario

Hazelnuts are on the road to becoming a big cash crop in Ontario, thanks, in part, to an Italian company called Ferrero, the maker of the chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella. When the Ontario Hazelnut Association held its annual general meeting last month, things were a little busier than usual, with close to 200 participants. What used to be a...
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