Wash Plants & Receiving Stations

Wash Plants / Receiving Stations

Capabilities of Participating Wash Plants & Receiving Stations

Heesacker Farms, Inc.

Located in Forest Grove. We have been washing and drying hazelnuts since 1984. We can receive bulk and bins/totes. 60’ truck scale. We are accepting new volume.

  • Receive: Bulk and totes (call ahead for bulk)
  • Wash: De-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: 150 to 200 ton stadium dryer
  • Scale: 60 foot truck scale

Jossy Farms, Inc.

We have been drying hazelnuts since 1976. Ours is a small dryer but we still have room to dry more hazelnuts. Truck scales, accept totes only.

  • Receive: Totes only
  • Wash: De-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: Small dryer
  • Scale: Truck scales

Four Ridge Orchards, Inc.

Over 25 years of experience washing and drying hazelnuts, always adding capacity to grow. We also provide bulk and tote hauling. Short unload times – getting you back to your orchards.

  • Receive: Bulk and totes (call ahead for bulk)
  • Wash: High-capacity wash and dry, de-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: Two 65 ton stack dryers, One 100 ton stadium dryer
  • Scale: 100 foot truck scale

Kauer Family Farms, LLC

Kauer Family Farms has been washing and drying hazelnuts for over 20 years. Please contact for more information and receiving. Bulk preferred. Hours 7am to 6 pm or by appointment.

  • Receive: Bulk and bins/totes
  • Wash: High-capacity wash and dry, de-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: Nine stack dryers
  • Scale: 60 foot truck scale

Lindsey Orchards

Family owned and operated, proudly serving Oregon growers for over 30 years with commercial hazelnut washing and drying. Conveniently located in the mid- Willamette Valley, 2 miles north of Keizer, Exit 260 (Chemawa Road exit) off I-5.

  • Receive: Any size crop, large or small
  • Wash: High-capacity wash, de-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: Two stack dryers, 225,000 pound capacity each
  • Scale: 35 foot truck scale

R K Farms, Inc.

Received hazelnuts for HGO since 1988. Totes and bulk deliveries of any size, quick offload of trucks and trailers with hoists (need grain gates, preferably 3 doors), hopper bottom trailers, or belt trailers. Continually invested in efficiency and capacity improvements, focusing on quality and grower service. Seeking new growers.

  • Receive: Bulk / totes (all sizes)
  • Wash: First-in, first-wash system farmer-focused washline

Rumpca Farms

Rumpca Farms has been washing and drying hazelnuts since 1984. We have a 60 foot truck scale and large drying capacity. We are currently at capacity and are not accepting new volume.

  • Receive: Bulk and bins/totes
  • Wash: De-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: Large bin type dryers, with stirring sticks
  • Scale: 60 foot truck scale

Missouri Ridge Ag Dryer, LLC

Missouri Ridge is a new wash plant for HGO. We have a new wash line, can de-husk, de-stick, and de-rock. We have Kramer Manufacturing stadium dryers. We are accepting tote/bin deliveries only. Call ahead.

  • Receive: Totes/Bins
  • Wash: De-husk, de-stick, and de-rock
  • Dry: Stadium dryers

Ruef Brothers, LLC

New HGO/Westnut washing plant near Mt. Angel, OR. 35 years of experience procuring and processing Ag by-product. New high-capacity wash line. 5.6 million lbs of storage for washed and dried product. Over two acres of covered storage for bins/ totes, to keep deliveries from the elements.

  • Receive: Bulk or totes, quick turn-around
    receiving, washing, drying, storage
  • Wash: De-husk, de-stick, and de-rock, 50,000 pounds per hour
  • Dry: Four stack dryers 520,000 pounds cap.
  • Scale: 75 foot truck scale

Kropf Farms

Family owned and operated. Updated wash-line with all the necessary equipment to get your nuts cleaned efficiently and dried appropriately. We’re farmers who understand the critical nature of harvest, always working to help farmers get their crop in as smoothly as possible.

  • Receive: Bulk or totes, quick turn-around
    receiving, washing, drying, storage
  • Wash: De-husk, de-stick, and de-rock, 50,000 pounds per hour
  • Dry: Four stack dryers 520,000 pounds cap.
  • Scale: 75 foot truck scale

Miller Dehydrators

The staff at Miller have more than 150 years combined experience in the commercial washing and drying of hazelnuts. With bin dryers allowing for small batches, which yield a more consistent, 9% dry with less damage.

  • Receive: Bins and totes
  • Wash: High-efficiency wash line
  • Dry: Stadium-type dryers
  • Scale: Truck scale

Valley Agronomics

Valley Agronomics is your number one choice in agronomic services. With 7 locations throughout the state of Oregon, Valley Ag constantly provides growers with the information they need to maximize their yields.

Receiving Stations

Valley Ag locations in Mt Angel and Stayton are Receiving Stations that only accept bins/totes. HGO will arrange transfer to a wash station from these drop off locations.