Hazelnut Growers Network Kick-Off Party at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
Want to grow hazlenuts? After more than a decade of work, it is time to launch a hazelnut industry in Northwest Wisconsin. UW-Extension is hosting an informational meeting for existing and aspiring hazelnut growers to learn about hazelnuts and participate in a grower network.
Hazelnuts are native to Northwest Wisconsin, but the wild plants tend to produce yields and nuts that are too small. With new hazelnut varieties developed by the Upper Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative we are working to launch an industry and scale up production. Information to be presented at the meetings includes: