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Leading the development of the hazelnut sector in Ontario

By working collaboratively with all members of the value chain, the Ontario Hazelnut Association is encouraging planting of hazelnuts in Ontario to serve new markets. This new crop for Ontario has enormous potential, with interested growers, strong suppliers and engaged buyers. The Ontario Hazelnut Association will continue to develop new markets for Ontario hazelnuts and their products through agronomic knowledge, cultivar development, economic analysis and public advocacy

Ontario Hazelnut Association Field Tour

August 22, 2016, University of Guelph Simcoe Research Station, Simcoe Ontario. 1:00-2:00 PM

Speakers include Dr. Toktam Taghavi, University of Guelph and Director of the Ontario Hazelnut Association, Martin Hodgson, Grower from Norfolk County and Director of the Ontario Hazelnut Association, Dr. Adam Dale, Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, and Linda Grimo, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Hazelnut Association. Organized by the OHA.

Ontario Hazelnut Association Request for Volunteers

September 1 - 16, 2016, University of Guelph Simcoe Research Station, Simcoe Ontario. 9:00 AM-4:00 PM. Come help out with the harvest of the University of Guelph Research Trials. Learn first hand the varieties which are suitable for Ontario, harvests and yields, and contribute to the research and development of hazelnuts in Ontario.

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Ontario Hazelnut Association Sponsored Economic Tool

Learn more about the Economic Opportunity with Hazelnuts in Ontario. Use your own information! see HAZELNUT ECONOMIC ANALYSIS TOOL.


The 7th Annual Ontario Hazelnut Symposium was held March 22, 2016.



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Platinum Sponsors

Grimo Logo George PackingEvergreen LPF

Gold Sponsors

FCC Logo

A&L Laboratories RBC OFVGA

Silver Sponsors

Earthgen Jewels Under the Kilt SCORGrowers Mineral Solutions

U of G Plant Ag Kams

VandenBussche Heartnut Grove

Bartlett Logo Yoso

Founding Members of the Ontario Hazelnut Association

Grimo Nut NurseriesBrant County


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