ONGA Spring Meeting, Scion Swap, and Grafting Demo
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 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
In the News:The Cullman family farm and Hietter family farm are each highlighted in recent issues of Our Ohio and Columbus Monthly magazines.
July 26 - August 6, 2017 - 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 2017 State Fair to the Spring meeting at the Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio on April 30, 2017.
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
August 13 - August 16, 2017 - Northern Nut Growers Association 108th Annual Meeting
The 108th Annual Meeting of the Northern Nut Growers Association will
be held at The University of Georgia in Nebraska City, Georgia, August 13 – August 16, 2017. The meeting will be
held at the Tifton Campus Conference Center.
The UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center is the destination for national, regional, state and local conferences, continuing education, and trade shows that relate directly to the mission of agricultural tourism, education, history, and conferencing.
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, "2017 NNGA Meeting", to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check back for more information in the coming months.
More information can be found at NNGA's website www.nutgrowing.org
September 19-21, 2017 - 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 email@example.com or 740-967-0461.
Volunteers get free parking and admission to the FSR.
Farm Science Review Website
SUNDAY, September 30, 2017 - 12 Noon
ONGA Fall Meeting
The Fall Meeting of the ONGA will be on Saturday, September
30, 2017 and will be held at the Nut and Horse Farm in Pataskala, Ohio at the
Hietter family farm. The address is 6475 Refugee Rd SW, Pataskala, Ohio 43062.
Joe Hietter will be giving a tour of his farm, consisting of Black Walnut, Heartnut, Chestnut, Hazelnut, Hickory, Pecan, and Hican nut trees. The trees have been planted each year since 2004 and range in size from small seedlings to mature trees over 30 feet tall.
6475 Refugee Rd SW
Pataskala, Ohio 43062
Click here for a map and more information on the Fall meeting.