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Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 41st Annual Meeting Pleasant Valley, New York, August 28, 29 and 30, 1950   By:

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DISCLAIMER The articles published in the Annual Reports of the Northern Nut Growers Association are the findings and thoughts solely of the authors and are not to be construed as an endorsement by the Northern Nut Growers Association, its board of directors, or its members. No endorsement is intended for products mentioned, nor is criticism meant for products not mentioned. The laws and recommendations for pesticide application may have changed since the articles were written. It is always the pesticide applicator's responsibility, by law, to read and follow all current label directions for the specific pesticide being used. The discussion of specific nut tree cultivars and of specific techniques to grow nut trees that might have been successful in one area and at a particular time is not a guarantee that similar results will occur elsewhere.

Northern Nut Growers Association


Affiliated with the American Horticultural Society


Annual Meeting at


August 28, 29 and 30, 1950


Cross pollinating Chestnut Trees 3

Officers and Committees, 1950 51 6

State and Foreign Vice Presidents 7

Attendance at the 1950 Meeting 8

Constitution 11

By Laws 12

Proceedings of the Forty first Annual Meeting. Starting on 15

Secretary's Report J. C. McDaniel 15

Treasurer's Report Sterling A. Smith 16

Report of Publications Lewis E. Theiss 18

Discussion of Time and Place of Meeting 19

Report of Nominating Committee 20

President's Address Mildred Jones Langdoc 22

Association Sends Greetings to Dr. Deming 24

Talk by the Oldest Member George Hebden Corsan 25

The 1949 Persian Walnut Contest with Notes from Persian Walnut Growers Spencer B. Chase 27

Plans for the 1950 Carpathian Walnut Contest Spencer B. Chase 30

Carpathian Scions for Testing 32

The Persian Walnut in Pennsylvania and Ohio L. Walter Sherman 34

Notes on Persian Walnuts in England Sargent Wellman 40

Prospects for Persian Walnuts in the Vicinity of St. Paul, Minn. Carl Weschcke 43

Discussion on Persian Walnut Climatic Adaptation 46

Grafted Black and Persian Walnuts in Michigan Gilbert Becker 48

The Carpathian Walnut in Indiana W. B. Ward 51

Notes on Nut Growing in New Hampshire Matthew Lahti 55

Is the Farmer Missing Something? John Davidson 56

How to Lose Money in Manufacturing Filbert Nut Butter Carl Weschcke 60

Filberts, Walnuts and Chestnuts on the Niagara Peninsula Elton E. Papple 63

Nut Varieties: A Round Table Discussion H. L. Crane, Chairman 66


Discussion on the Bunch Disease of Walnuts 89

The Japanese Beetle and Nut Growing J... Continue reading book >>

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