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New York Nut Growers Association Fall Meeting 2019

October 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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New York Nut Growers Association’s 2019 Fall Meeting

 2019 Annual Conference NNGA

2019 Annual Conference NNGA

Hello Nut Growers!

The New York Nut Growers Association will hold its fall meeting on Saturday, October 5, from 8:30 to 3:00.  The morning session, held at the home of Wayne Myers, 1071 Michigan Hollow Rd, Spencer, NY, will feature presentations on growing hickory nuts; 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.   Pleasew include a phone number and e-mail address.  For questions, contact NYNGA President Jerry Henkin, sproutnut@aol.com, (914) 282 – 1371.

Enjoy the harvest days of late August.

Yours truly,



Date: October 5
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Venue Name: Wayne Myers
Address: 1071 Michigan Hollow Rd
Spencer, NY 11001 United States

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Phone: 914-282 -1371
Website: www.nynga.org


Organizer Name: Jerry Henkin
Phone: 9142821371