INFGA's Nut Related Links

Michigan Nut Growers Association  MNGA supports interest in nut and fruit bearing trees, their products and their culture.

Northern Nut Growers Association, Inc.   This national organization has a great website with tons of information and links.  

Nebraska Nut Growers Association   This organization first started a standardized nut evaluation and testing program.   We modeled our own evaluation program after theirs. 

Ohio Nut Growers Association  ONGA The purpose of the ONGA is for the mutual benefit of farmers, nut growers, agriculturalists, horticulturalists, and others. To promote the demand for and the sale of nuts and nut products. To provide educational, scientific, tree grafting, pollination, marketing and other information to members.

Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association  OPGA organization of pawpaw enthusiasts and commercial pawpaw growers, large and small, dedicated to educating and promoting the superior traits of the pawpaw, developing a pawpaw industry, marketing plan, and preserving and studying the wild pawpaw genetics.

North American Fruit Explorers  This national organization has many interests and members in common with our own group. 

Western Chestnut Growers' Association  WCGA was incorporated in 1996 to promote chestnuts in Western North America.  Our attempt is to disseminate information to growers, provide a means of communication within the industry, support research and breeding work, and generally to further the interests and knowledge of growers. 

Home Orchard Society  This is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to assisting both novice and expert growers and promoting the science, culture, and pleasure of growing fruit.

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The UC Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center  This site is run by the Department of Pomology at the University of California, Davis.  Although this is a California specific site, much of the information on disease, pest management, etc. is relevant to our growing conditions and crops. 

Black Walnut Nutcracker   This is Hunt's Black Walnut Nutcracker.  It is the best cracker that we know of and is the cracker that we use for our nut evaluations.  It will crack all nuts from the hardest shell bark hickory to filberts. Email Harvey Blanchard at or call (515) 989-3869.  

England's Orchard and Nursery   Specializing in exotic fruit and nut trees for alternative crops. Chestnuts with gall wasp resistance and many other commercial varieties , Walnuts, Black, English-Persian/Carpathians and heartnuts and others nut-trees available.  This company is a member of INFGA. 

Nolin River Nut Tree Nursery   We offer over 200 outstanding varieties of pecan, hickory, hican, chestnut, butternut, heartnut, black and persian walnut, persimmon and pawpaw trees.

Persimmon Pudding   Dedicated to growing, education, and use of Diospyros virginiana L., the common, or American persimmon.  

NutGormet Blog   Nut experiences, nut knowledge, and recipes that include nuts.