Spring NYNGA Meeting
The joint New York Nut Growers Association and Pennsylvania Nut Growers Association spring meeting will take place on Saturday, April 27, from 9:30 A.M to 3:00 P.M. at the Garden State Diner, 208 Georgetown/Wrightstown Rd., Wrightstown, NJ, 08562, Near the intersection of Georgetown Rd and Wrightstown/ Georgetown Rd., (609) 723 - 5625. We will have several presentations: Black walnut cultivation; The Spotted Lanternfly: What you need to know and how we are fighting the invasion; Growing Pawpaws; and Truffles on hazelnut roots. In the afternoon we will tour the fruit and nut orchard of Ted Daniecki in near-by Jobstown, New Jersey.
Registration is $20.00 per person and includes your choice of lunch. Please send a check or money order, payable to NYNGA, to Jim Darling, NYNGA Registrar, 1300 Spring Street Extension, Groton, NY 13073 - 8711. Indicate your choice of lunch: Cheesesteak, Junior Reuben sandwich, Shrimp salad plate, Cheese omelet, Hamburger, or Vegetable salad with cranberries and walnuts.
The Budget Inn, 2841 Trenton-Monmouth Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562 (609) 723 - 4555 is offering a group rate of $60.00 (plus tax) for Friday night, April 26. The motel is across the street from the Garden State Diner. Car pooling and room sharing requests or other questions can be directed to Jerry Henkin, firstname.lastname@example.org, (914) 282 - 1371.
Announcement of Workshops
Richard Fahey, who will be speaking about black walnut at the NYNGA meeting on April 27, is offering several workshops from March 2 through May 18 at his homestead in Oxford, NY. The topics include grafting for fruit and nut trees, selecting land for homesteading, and organic gardening. For a list of the workshops, send a stamped self-addressed envelope to Singing Tree, 588 Turner Road, Oxford, NY 13830.
Agricultural Workshops from the Schuyler County CCE
For a list of workshops on grafting, growing fruit trees, nuts in the Northeastern U.S., wild mushrooms, and 4H Club activities sponsored by the Schuyler County Cornell Cooperative Extension, see http://cceschuyler.org/events
Compilation on Nuts
Over the winter, you can read a classic compilation on various nuts from the 1937 USDA Yearbook. Thanks to Buzz Ferver, Perfect Circle Farm in Vermont, for locating the on-line version.
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