Black Walnut Buying Season
ONGA Fall Meeting
Saturday - September 18, 2021
The Fall Meeting of the ONGA will be on
Saturday, September 18, 2021 and will be held at the farm of
John and Rosemary Drummond in Mount Sterling, Ohio.
The address is 17106 Dennis Road, Mt. Sterling, OH. 43143.
Featured Spreaker: Bob Stehli will give a talk on growing chestnuts commercially and the effects of micro climates on tree growth and chestnut production.
Click here for a map and more information on the Fall meeting.
ONGA Booth at the Farm Science Review
September 21-23, 2021 br>
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
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
ONGA Spring Meeting & Scion Swap
Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 12 Noon
ONGA's annual Spring meeting is back! We will be having our usual auction, tree give-a-way, and scion wood
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.
The Ohio State Fair has been canceled for 2021
July 28 - August 8, 2021
There will be tree nut entries from all over Ohio 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 - email@example.com
Vicki Rusmisel - firstname.lastname@example.org
Wintergreen Tree Farm Open House
Saturday - September 11, 2021 starting 9:30
Bob Stehli is hosting a Chestnut Open House on
Saturday, September 11, 2021 and will be held at
the Wintergreen Tree Farm in Mantua, Ohio.
The address is 3898 Winchell Rd, Mantua, Ohio 44255.
At 9:30 Bob will be giving a tour with a focus on growing chestnuts commercially and the effects of micro climates. Also, Lynn Vogel of Portage County Soil & Water Conservation District will talk about the effects of soil conditions on chestnuts.
Click here for a map.