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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: Sat. August 8, 2015

BWW Farm, 8144 Searsburg Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886

(607-387-4331 or BWWFarmtoday@aol.com

For Early Risers:

8:30-9:30.......The Bill Manning Nut Tree Plantings......producing heartnuts , black walnuts, and buartnuts...NOTE! This will be at the Manning property, 5496 McDuffy Town Road, Romulus NY 14541....From Trumansburg go north on Rt.96, thru Interlaken, and turn right on to County Road 129 and go north about 6 miles to the McDuffy Town Road (look for NYNGA direction markers there). There will be no lavatory or refreshments at this location

9:30-10-00.....Travel the reverse route to Trumansburg and BWW Farm on the Searsburg Road

Start of Regular Program

.. Fruit,juice, coffee snacks....lavatory facilities

10:00-10:30...Presentation by Andrew Hillman, President of the Urban Forestry Association, “Nut Trees in the Urban Forest Setting”

10:00-11:00...Up-date on growing hazelnuts in New York State...Lead speaker, Jeff Zarnowski, experienced hazelnut grower in Marathon, NY.... American Hazelnut raffle!

11:00-11:30...Signage Project at the John Gordon Nut Grove....participant feedback!!!!!!

11:30-1:00.....Box lunches and small group visits to the growing facilities of “Native Exotics”, the commercial enterprise of Ryan Georgia (SUNY ESF student) and Julianna Razryandov , who maintain a year around heated green house for the propagation of imported rain-forest type, carnivorous, household, plants . They are currently developing tissue culture procedures to support their enterprise.

1:00-1:15......Travel to the Glenwood Heights Road... Reynold's Buffalo Farm.

1:15-2:00......Hear some details about this family-run business... a niche farming operation... and an an example of silvopasturing being conducted in aThis is the 5th group of suburbanizing town.

2:00-3:30.....Across the road to the John Coggins property......acres of plant life including, vineyard, orchards, vegetable garden, and many, many, nut trees......a snack for the trip home!


Send check or money order for $15.00 payable to “NYNGA” to John Wertis, NYNGA President, at 8144 Searsburg Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886. Please include your contact information (address, phone, e-mail) so we can contact you if necessary. Registration covers the cost of snacks, lunch, literature, and plants and nuts distributed.on-site.

Any questions? Contact John Wertis (see contact info at the top of the page). . See the NYNGA website at <www.nynga.org> for membership information and application forms...be eligible for the “Members Only” nut tree lotteries at the meeting!!!

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