Rose Evonuk, communications manager of Evonuk Farms, earned her degree in agricultural and resource economics from Oregon State. Her mother, owner Shannon Evonuk, was chair of the Junction City chapter of the Oregon State Mom’s Club. Evonuk Farms relies heavily on research from Oregon State’s Hazelnut Breeding Program. In the past, the company has supported Shawn Mehlenbacher’s breeding program in the department of horticulture.