Not so nutty: $900,000 USDA grant to U of M supports hazelnut as Upper Midwest crop
Published 10/18/2011, St. Paul Pioneer Press / MCT
The University of Minnesota was awarded a $904,000 USDA grant Friday to develop "a viable bush-type hazelnut industry in the Upper Midwest." Professor Don Wyse said hazelnuts are a long-standing subject of university research and among a group of plants viewed as "the next generation of crops for the Minnesota landscape."Word count: 439
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