Some of you expressed an interest in the Hazelnut Growers Group established through the Tararua District Council.
Murray Redpath has sent the following message. If you are interested please turn up to either or both of the pruning sessions:
Hazelnut Pruning Field days organized by Hawkes Bay branch of NZ Tree Crops Association and the recently formed North Island Hazelnut Action Group (part of the Hazelnut Growers Association of NZ).
Hazelnut field day – Sunday 28th July – Woodville
Kevin and Joan’s property, North Street, Woodville at 1 pm
35 year old trees; mainly Barcelona, a few Nottingham (well out of control).
Unknown pollinator. Murray will have some younger trees available to show how to prune them as well.