2018 NNGA Conference
Northern Nut Growers Association Conference
August 5 – August 8, 2018
Le Baluchon Eco Resort in Saint-Paulin, Québec J0K 3G0, Canada
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This year the Northern Nut Growers Conference will take place at Le Baluchon Eco Resort, 3550 Chemin des Trembles, Saint-Paulin, Québec J0K 3G0, Canada. Among the presentations are the commercialization of hazelnuts, use of DNA information for nut tree improvement, black walnut for timber production, nut trees in permaculture landscapes, growing heartnuts and butternuts in cold climates, research in American chestnut, and health and nutrition benefits of nuts.
See pictures and details about this beautiful location at https://www.baluchon.com/fr/ in French, or at https://www.baluchon.com/en/ in English. The conference is open to the public. The presentations will be in English, and we will have simultaneous translation of the presentations available free of charge from English to French.
All of the prices listed in connection with this conference are in Canadian currency (CAD). If you using a U.S. credit card you will be charged the amount in your own currency. See the conference registration form for approximate equivalence in US currency.
Registration for participants at the conference is 80$ CAD (Canadian Dollars) for members of the NNGA, CPNCQ, SONG, or ESONG. For all others, the price is 90$ CAD. Guests of participants (significant others and children), who will not attend the lectures on Monday and Tuesday, do not have to pay a conference registration fee.
You may register for the conference online via credit card, debit card or PayPal account or you may make payment in check.
Click HERE to make payment with credit card or PayPal account.
To make payment by check, click HERE for a conference registration form.
Fill it out and send it with your check to Linda Grimo, NNGA Registrar, Grimo Nut Nursery, 979 Lakeshore Rd, R.R. 3, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada L0S 1J0.
MAKE YOUR CHECK OUT TO “SONG” (Do not include periods). Add “2018 NNGA Conference” to the memo area on your check. Mail to Canada from the US requires $1.15 in stamps. An international stamp can be purchased for $1.15.
For questions about registration, contact the following: Marc-Olivier Harvey, firstname.lastname@example.org, (819) 386 – 4834, French speaking;
Linda Grimo, Lgrimo@live.ca, (905) 934-6887, English speaking in Canada;
or Jerry Henkin, email@example.com, (914) 282 – 1371, English speaking in the United States and other countries.
A valid passport is required to enter Canada from the U.S. and to return to the U.S. The expiration date should be through March 2019 or later. If you do not have a passport or if your passport is expiring prior to March 2019, we suggest that you apply for one immediately. Once vacation season is upon us, obtaining a passport can take months.
If you would like to sell plants or agricultural equipment at the conference, or promote an agricultural organization to our participants, you can rent a space at Le Baluchon. The tables will be set up from Sunday, August 5 through Tuesday, August 7 in the back of the auditorium where the presentation are being given. The room will be secure after the events. Rates are 40$ CAD for members of nut growing organizations, and $60 for non-members. To register or to ask questions, contact the following: in Canada, Giulio Neri, firstname.lastname@example.org, ((514) 978 – 0292; in the US or other countries, Jerry Henkin, email@example.com, (914) 282 – 1371.