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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 Summer Meeting

NYNGA Summer Program: 8:30AM-3:30PM, July 16, 2016, at the Marlboro Library Community Room, Marlboro Library, 1251 Route 9W, Marlboro, NY, 12542. In the heart of Ulster County orchard and vineyard country!

8:30 AM Sign-in, shmooz, and snack...coffee. juices, bagels, and nut breads!

9:00 Introduction to Ulster County Agriculture: Erik Schellenberg, Ulster County CCE Agent... nut tree and other tree fruit planter.

9:15 Black Walnuts for Timber and Food for Wildlife, John MacNaught, Wildlife Specialist, Catskill Forest Council

9:45 Growing, Harvesting, Processing, and Marketing Black Walnuts....Jerry Henken and John Wertis.....The Woodward's Walnut World Story

10:30 Break

10:45 Thousand Canker Disease of Black Walnut...Karen Snover-Clift...Associate Director. Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network...identifying and reporting the presence of this disease in New York State

11:45 Brief NYNGA Business Meeting and Begin Box Lunch Distribution

12:00 Noon Lunch and a Time to pick the minds of Experienced Nut Growers

1:00PM Growing Other Nut Tree Species and Less Common Tree Fruit in Ulster......Cultivation Considerations...... Lee Reich, Horticulturist, New Palz, NY

1:30 The Latest News on Hazels and Chestnuts in New York State...NYNGA Panel

2:00 Visits to Nearby Ulster County Farms Growing Nut Trees and Unusual Small Fruit

3:30 Homeward Bound

 NYNGA Summer Meeting Registration

To cover the buffet  lunch, snacks, and materials there is a registration charge of $15.00/person

Check or money order made out to NYNGA and mailed to:

John Wertis, NYNGA President
8144 Searsburg Road
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
(607) 387-4331

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Amount Enclosed


For More Information

Contact John Wertis, NYNGA President:
(607) 387 - 4331

• Want to become a member of NYNGA?
Click here for Membership Form

• Constitution / By-Laws
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