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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.


Current Events:

Of Note...

NYNGA Spring Meeting

NYNGA Spring Program, 8:30AM, April 16, 2016, at 422 Chestnut Street, the home of Linda Graves and Brian Keeler that was the mid-1900's home of Prof. L.H. McDaniels and Family. An internationally known horticulturist and head of Cornell Univerity's Horticulture Department, Dr. McDaniels was an authority on nut tree culture, established for research what is now referred to as the McDaniels' Nut Grove on the C.U. Campus, and (lucky for us) “brought his work home with him.”


8:30 AM “Coffee Juice, and Nut-Cakes” while we, sign-in, schmooze, and snack

9:00 Welcome and Introductions: Linda Graves and John Wertis

9:15 Black Walnuts in NYS, an Overview: Bonnie and Rick Monheim, NYNGA nut growers and members of the NYS Black Walnut Association

9:45 1,000 Cankers Disease: Its Threat to Black Walnuts and What We Can Do About It...
Dr. Karen Snover-Clift Cornell University Plant Pathology Department and National Quality Manager, National Plant Diagnostic Network and Joan Mahoney, Division of Plant Industry, NYS Department of Ag and Markets

10:30 Break

10:45 Professor McDaniels Legacy on West Hill....Black Walnuts and More ..Family Members, Linda Graves, and NYNGA Officers....walking and talking on the grounds

12:00 Lunch...followed by a Brief NYNGA Business Meeting

1:15 L.H. McDaniels' Legacy at Cornell, The McDaniels Nut Grove and Beyond, Ken Mudge, C.U. Horticulture Department, retired and Steve Gabriele

2:00 “Oh, my God I think we have it” (TCD).. Steps Beyond: Keith Quick, Logger

2:30 Tree planting and seedling tree distribution

3:00 Homeward Bound.... Perhaps a Stop at the C.U. Mc Daniel's Nut Grove

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Return registration and lunch selection. To cover lunch, snacks, and trees distributed there is a charge of $15.00/person. Send check or money order made out to NYNGA , to John Wertis, 8144 Searsburg Road , Trumansburg, NY 14886. Please choose your lunch order from among these Ithaca Bakery selections:Flat Rock (roast turkey) ____ - King Dustin's Hoagie (Piggery salami, capicola, provolone, etc) ____C.T.B.L.T. (BLT plus avocado,etc.) _____ - Van Dorn's Vegan (hummus, etc) _____- T-Burg with a Twist (Tuna Salad with Avocado) _____ Drinks, salad, chips,and veggie platter also provided.


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