In the News:The Cullman family farm and Hietter family farm are each highlighted in recent issues of Our Ohio and Columbus Monthly magazines.
ONGA Spring Meeting, Scion Swap, and Grafting Demo
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 12 Noon
ONGA's annual Spring meeting with auction, potluck, and scion swap. There will be tables with hundreds of various
nut tree cultivar scions available, free for the taking. This is your chance to get an excellent nut tree cultivar to
graft onto your seedling trees at home (A seedling tree is any tree that is not a clone of a known cultivar).
900 Park Avenue West
Click here for a map and more information on the Spring meeting.
Scion Wood for Grafting
July 27 - August 7, 2016 - ONGA Booth at the Ohio State Fair
There will be tree nut entries from all over the State as well as educational material on nut tree growing, grafting, and cultivation featured at the State Fair. You can bring nuts for entry to the 2016 State Fair to the Spring meeting at the Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio on April 10, 2016.
Volunteers get free parking, a free lunch and free admission to the fair.
You can contact one of the following Show Chairpersons to enter the contest or to volunteer to work at the fair:
Joe Hietter - firstname.lastname@example.org
Vicki Rusmisel - email@example.com
September 20-22, 2016 - ONGA Tent at the Farm Science Review
It's a three-day outdoor agricultural trade show featuring a little bit of something for everyone. There are commercial
exhibits for everything from tractors to financial services. Educational displays offer new ideas and new answers to old
problems. And there's always an expert or two or three around from Ohio State University, government agencies and private industry.
ONGA has a nut tree planting at the Farm Science Review and sets up a tent each year to educate and demostrate nut tree cultavation.
To volunteer, contact Ray Rusmisel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-967-0461.
Volunteers get free parking and admission to the FSR.
Farm Science Review Website
July 31 - August 3, 2016 - Northern Nut Growers Association 107th Annual Meeting
The 107th Annual Meeting of the Northern Nut Growers Association will
be held at the in Nebraska City, Nebraska, July 31 – August 3, 2016. The meeting will be
held at Lied Lodge and Conference Center.
Lied Lodge is a hotel and conference center located on the 260-acre Arbor Day Farm approximately 50 miles south of Omaha. It is owned and operated by the Arbor Day Foundation which envisioned it as a place where groups and organizations dedicated to nature and the environment could meet.
They are in the planning stages of this meeting and will post information about speakers, the program, special events, lodging and more. If you would like to be notified when additional information about this meeting becomes available, send email to the webmaster with the subject, "2016 NNGA Meeting", to email@example.com.
Check back for more information in the coming months.
More information can be found at NNGA's website www.nutgrowing.org
Saturday, September TBD, 2016 - 12 Noon
ONGA Fall Meeting
ONGA's annual Fall meeting will be held on a Saturday in September.
The exact date and location will be determined at the Spring meeting.