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New York Nut Growers Association Summer Meeting

August 26, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The summer meeting of the New York Nut Growers Association will be held at the Finger Lakes Nut Farm of Marvin Russell, 5287 Booth Hill Rd., Locke, NY 13092, on Saturday, August 26, from 8:30 to 3:00. The meeting is open to the public.

We’ll hear talks about the NYNGA English Walnut Project; highlights of the NAFEX/NNGA fruit and nut conference in Georgia; a comparison of the two species of commercial chestnuts grown in the US; the use of Cilus Plus, a product that is based on a phosphate solubalizing bacterium that promotes plant growth; and the constituents of soil for nut growing. After a brief business meeting and lunch we will tour the chestnut and hazelnut plantings of Mr. Russell.

Please bring a chair. The registration fee is $18.00 and includes a light breakfast, lunch, and handouts. Please made checks payable to NYNGA and mail to Jim Darling, NYNGA Treasurer, 1300 Spring St. Ext, Groton, NY 13073-8711. For questions or concerns about the meeting, contact Jerry Henkin, NYNGA Vice Pres.,, (914) 282 – 1371.

For directions to the Finger Lakes Nut Farm, see our website.



August 26, 2017
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Finger Lakes Nut Farm
5287 Booth Hill Rd
Locke, NY United States


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