Feb 6, 2021
Iowa Nut Growers Association is hosting the Hazelnut Academy

The Iowa Nut Growers Association is hosting the Hazelnut Academy that started Feb. 1 and continues through March 22.

This eight -part training series will run weekly on Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Central Standard time and features 40-60 minute sessions geared toward new and intermediate growers addressing a range of topics from planning to planting to maintenance to harvesting, processing, marketing and more.

Landowners and prospective growers completing the course will be eligible to partner with the Iowa Nut Growers Association to establish research plantings of some of the best available experimental geno-type bushes being developed.

Contact Jeff Jensen at jeff@jenagres.com or @ 515-320-6756 with questions or to register, this is a free learning opportunity through the INGA but you must register to receive the link to participate.

Class Schedule
All sessions will be virtual Go To Webinar.
Session 1 2-1-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. IA Hazelnut Project: the future of Iowa is nuts
Session 2 2-8-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Hazelnut Primer: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Session 3 2-15-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Planning: the best laid plans of mice and men
Session 4 2-22-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Planting: the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago
Session 5 3-1-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Maintenance: caring for your investment
Session 6 3-8-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Harvesting: beating the squirrels to the prize
Session 7 3-15-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Processing: the nuts and bolts of processing
Session 8 3-22-21 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Marketing: tasty nuts……let the whole world know

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