Welcome to the NY Nut Growers Association

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 and Announcements:

Of Note...

Register now for the 2022 Fall Meeting on Oct 8 in Locke, NY

The Fall 2022 NYNGA program and meeting will be held at the Finger Lakes Nut Farm on October 8 in Locke, NY, hosted by owner Marvin Russell ("Rusty"). Presentation topics will include winter protection for nut trees, interplanting among nut trees, information about the NYS Regenerate grant, hot pipe callusing for grafts, a demonstration of making shaker pans for sizing hazelnuts, an update on the NYNGA English Walnut Project and an example of sharing land through a conservation easement. Taste testing nuts will be available during breaks. The program will feature an afternoon demo of chestnut harvesting, processing, and marketing and end with a late-afternoon small-scale sawmill tour in nearby Groton, NY. Click here for additional information and to register.

NYNGA 2022 Director and Officer elections

The Governing Board of the New York Nut Growers Association consists of four officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and five Directors. Officers are elected annually and serve for a term of one year. Directors are elected for a term of four years. Our Fall 2022 elections will include the election and seating a full slate of officers and two Directors whose terms will begin at the close of the Fall 2022 meeting. At the discretion of the current Governing Board, in lieu of creating a 2022 Nominating Committee, all members whose dues are paid may self-nominate to be considered for a Governing Board position or may nominate another member whose dues are paid with the consent of that member. From now through the Fall 2022 business meeting, nominations are open and may be sent directly to Jerry Henkin, current President, at sproutnut@aol.com. For additional info, please consult our Constitution / bylaws. 

Stay tuned for additional announcements.



• Join or renew your NYNGA membership
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• Constitution / By-Laws
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