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Learn About the Goal of the Hybrid Hazelnut Consortium

The Consortium is working to develop hybrid hazelnuts into a sustainable crop for much of United States and Southern Canada. Get up to speed by viewing this Fact Sheet.

Hybrid Hazelnut Consortium

The Consortium will build on past hazelnut research and breeding by its four institutions/ organizations: Arbor Day Foundation, Oregon State University, Rutgers University, and University of Nebraska.

The goal of the Hybrid Hazelnut Consortium is to create a world leading research and breeding program to develop hazelnuts as a widely adapted, high-yielding and low-input sustainable crop that is competitive with annual crops for food, feed or bio-energy.

Consortium Overview Overview

Learn who is involved in our research.

Food, Feed & Bioenergy Food, Feed & Bioenergy

Learn how and why we are developing hazelnuts for food, feed, and bio-energy.

Potential Potential

Learn about the potential of hazelnuts (health, environment, energy, and wildlife).

Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture

How can hazelnuts help address the pressing needs?

Hazelnut Expansion Expansion of Hazelnuts

See in what areas hazelnuts will be able to grow.

How You Can Help How Can I Help?

Get involved.

Research Research

Follow the path our research has taken.

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Get Your Own Hybrid Hazelnuts

Become a charter patron of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Hazelnut Project and get 3 free hazelnut bushes.

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