Our core mission within the NNGA is to promote all facets of nut growing and production. We offer an extensive library, grower scionwood swap, expertise contact info, and other resources for new and established growers.
We also offer research grants to institutions or individuals interested in researching nut trees. We welcome topics dealing with temperate zone tree nuts. Historically, the NNGA also welcomes research on pawpaws and persimmons.
Suggested topics include:
Germplasm and Cultivar Evaluation
Pest Management and Pest Biology
Postharvest Handling and Processing
Orchard Care and Maintenance
Basic Biology and Ecology
Foreign Exchange, esp. Germplasm
Please check out our research grants tab, or contact for more information.