WV Farm Bureau Magazine November 2014 - Page 11

WVU Update Published as a Special Insert for Farm Bureau News Fall 2014 Try a new crop in 2015 – Hazelnuts A relatively unknown nut crop for most West Virginians, hazelnuts have the potential to thrive in many areas of the state. Why grow hazelnuts The ability to grow on sloped ground and tolerate cold winters, make hazelnuts an ideal crop for West Virginia. As a food crop, hazelnuts (often called filberts) have high energy and protein value. They can be roasted and eaten individually or used as ingredients in items, such as candy or syrups. should be from inspect