Agassiz resident Isabella Beltrame captured some great shots of the burning of Eastern Filbert Blight-infected hazelnut trees at Canadian Hazelnuts on the evening of Feb. 17. Local farmers were given permission to burn the dead trees before the Eastern Filbert Blight-infected trees have a chance to spread the disease further afield.

Hazelnut farmers burn EFB-stricken trees

Agassiz farmers given the go-ahead following weeks of poor burn conditions

  • Feb. 25, 2015 6:00 a.m.

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