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ONGA Fall Meeting

Saturday - September 21, 2019 - 12 Noon

The Fall Meeting of the ONGA will be on Saturday, September 21, 2019 and will be held at the farm of Joe and Donna Cullman in Marysville, Ohio. The address is 19390 Delaware County Line Rd, Marysville, Ohio 43040.

Click here for a map and more information on the Fall meeting.

ONGA Tent at the Farm Science Review

September 17-19, 2019

FSR Tent

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 or 740-967-0461.
Volunteers get free parking and admission to the FSR.

Farm Science Review Website

ONGA Booth at the Ohio State Fair

July 24 - August 4, 2019

State Fair Handouts

Vicki Rusmisel Presents Award to Chuck Foor -

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. Stop by and have your nutty questions answered.

Volunteers get free parking, lunch and 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 -
Vicki Rusmisel -

Ohio State Fair Website
2019 Nut Contest Entry Form

2018 Ohio State Fair Results State Fair Set Up Crew

ONGA Spring Meeting & Scion Swap
with a Grafting Demo and Bluebird Talk

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 12 Noon


Kingwood Peacock

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).
Guest Speakers Don and Diana Plant talk about Bluebirds
Grafting demo by Dan Matesich

Kingwood Center
900 Park Avenue West
Mansfield, Ohio

Click here for a map and more information on the Spring meeting.

Scion Wood for Grafting

In the News:

The Cullman family farm is highlighted in a recent issue of Our Ohio magazine.

Cullman Family

Our Ohio Magazine
Going Nuts: Nuts-a-plenty in central Ohio

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