Hazelnut Orchard Design

Site Preparation - Planting Year

Following the determination that the land is suitable for hazelnut production, logistical and infrastructure considerations should include but not limited to:

  • road access to the property
  • perimeter infrastructure and security (i.e. fencing, gates)
  • type and measurement considerations for any drawn equipment such as applicators, mowers and harvesters.
  • harvest direction
  • tractor or machinery turning radius between rows  and at the headland
  • irrigation infrastructure, placement, access  and storage
  • building placement and orientation for ease of access, power and expansion potential
  • storage and waste locations with disposal options
  • inter-cropping considerations and requirements