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Wisconsin Hazelnut Field Day – August 30

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The University of Wisconsin Extension and Mark Shepard and his family invite you to the 2013 Wisconsin Hazelnut Field Day scheduled for Friday, August 30 from 1-4 pm at New Forest Farm in Viola, Wisconsin.  New Forest has the largest hazelnut planting in Wisconsin.  Attendees will tour mature hazelnut and permaculture plantings, see new generation hazelnut processing equipment, and learn about hazelnut establishment and ongoing breeding work.

 

Friday, August 30, 2013

New Forest Farm
15662 County Hwy I, Viola, WI
(Google the directions and follow the signs)

1-1:45 pm                 Establishing and Growing Hazelnuts
1:45-2:15 pm                     Growers Wanted: A new program from Forest Agriculture Enterprises and the Hazelnut Improvement Program
2-4 pm Field Tour of Hazelnut plantings

 

The field day is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested.  Contact Jason Fischbach at 715-373-6104, ext 5 or jason.fischbach@ces.uwex.edu to register or with questions.