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Growing Crop-grade Hazelnuts with John Kelsey

  • Portage SWCD Meeting Room 6970 State Rt 88 Ravenna (map)

When: Saturday, March 23rd 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

Where: Portage SWCD Meeting Room, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH  44266

Who: This event is for persons wanting to learn about growing crop-grade hazelnuts.

What: If you are looking for expert advice on cultivar selection, site prep, plant care and maintenance relating to growing hazelnuts, then please join the Ohio Nut Growers Association & Portage SWCD in welcoming hazelnut expert John Kelsey, Kelsey Farm, Southside, WV as our presenter. John’s several years of cultivar research have resulted in hazelnut variety recommendations that are more pertinent to Ohio’s growing conditions than the info that is currently available from the east and west coast universities. In conjunction with this event, the 2019 ONGA membership drive nut trees are the hazelnut cultivars ’Sacajawea’ and ’York’ which were recommended by Mr. Kelsey.  This compatible pair of hazelnuts is available for purchase through the Portage SWCD 2019 plant sale.

Read more about Mr. Kelsey and his work HERE.



Earlier Event: March 21
Pond Clinic
Later Event: March 30
Cover Crops & No-Till Gardening