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Hazelnut Grower Trial Farm Tour: Dalgleish Farms Ltd., Wheatley

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Dalgleish Farms Ltd.

2883 Talbot Trail

Wheatley, ON N0P 2P0

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The OHA is pleased to be hosting, in partnership with Dalgleish Farms Ltd., the first public tours of the farms in our Grower Trial Program!

Drew Dalgleish, the owner and operator of Dalgleish Farms Ltd., will walk you through a tour of his orchard and talk about his experiences in his first year after planting ten acres in high-density (270 trees per acre) hazelnuts in Spring 2016.

This tour is free to attend and open to all. Refreshments will be provided!

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Arrival and lunch provided by OHA.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Tour of 1990 Nut Tree planting. Discussion items: Importance of planting clonally reproduced named EFB resistant varieties

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Tour of 2016 planting and GPS planting demonstration. Discussion items: Converting from cash crop lands, planting layout, well installation, irrigation system installation, weed control.

This project is funded in part through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The Agricultural Adaptation Council assists in the delivery of Growing Forward 2 in Ontario.

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2883 Talbot Trail

Wheatley, ON N0P 2P0

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