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Welcome to NY Nut Growers!

Our Purpose

The New York Nut Growers Association is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that promotes nut tree growing in New York state. Our mission is to educate people on the benefits of nut trees and to provide cultural information to assist in growing nut trees for crops and timber.

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Of Note...

Fall NYNGA Meeting

The New York Nut Growers Association will hold its fall meeting on Saturday, October 5, from 8:30 to 3:00. All are welcome to attend. The morning session, held at the home of Wayne Myers, 1071 Michigan Hollow Rd, Spencer, NY, will feature presentations on growing hickory nuts; nut tree silvopastures; research into the NYNGA's English walnut breeding program; a report on a young orchard of chestnut and hazelnut; and the use of biochar to sequester carbon and enhance nut production.   Following lunch and a brief NYNGA business meeting, we will visit two farms: Brian Caldwell, 180 Walding Lane, West Danby, NY, to learn about his mature chestnut and hazelnut orchard,organic apples, persimmons, a large Illinois Everbearing mulberry, and black walnuts; and Akiva Silver, Twisted Tree Farm and Nursery, 279 Washburn Rd, Spencer, NY , to tour his nut and fruit trees, berry buses, and useful perennials.  Registration is $15.00 per person, which includes breakfast and lunch.  Send a check or money order to Jim Darling, NYNGA Treasurer, 1300 Spring St. Extension, Groton, NY 13073-8711. Let Jim know if you would prefer a vegan order for lunch.  Please include a phone number and e-mail address. For questions, contact NYNGA President Jerry Henkin, sproutnut@aol.com, (914) 282 – 1371.



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