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Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting Evansville, Indiana, August 20 and 21, 1914   By:

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NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION

REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING

EVANSVILLE, INDIANA AUGUST 20 AND 21, 1914

CONCORD, N. H. THE RUMFORD PRESS 1915

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Officers and Committees of the Association 4

Members of the Association 5

Constitution and Rules of the Association 10

Proceedings of the Meeting held at Evansville, Indiana, August 20 and 21, 1914 11

Report of the Secretary Treasurer 17

Proposed Score Card for Judging Nuts 20

Status and Possibilities of Nut Culture in the North, T. P. Littlepage, Washington, D. C. 23

Discussion on Cultivation and Fertilizers for Nut Trees 31

Personal Experiences with Hybridization of Nut Trees, Dr. Robert T. Morris, New York 37

The Use of Dynamite in Tree Planting, C. D. Evans, Delaware 43

Demonstration of Grafting and Budding Nut Trees, R. L. McCoy, Indiana, and Paul White, Indiana 47

Discussion on Seedling Trees 52

Seedling Nut Trees. The Nomenclature of Northern Pecans, Dr. J. Russell Smith, Pennsylvania 54

Practical Suggestions on the Production of Nut Orchards, Dr. C. A. Van Duzee, Georgia 61

The Function of the Class Journal, Ralph T. Olcott, Editor American Nut Journal 65

Discussion on Top Working Large Nut Trees 68

Report of the Committee on Nomenclature 73

Report of the Committee on Exhibits 74

Report of the Committee on Resolutions 74

Session at Enterprise 75

A Plea for the Planting of Nut Trees, Colonel C. K. Sober, Pennsylvania 85

Discussion on the Hazel or Filbert 88

Appendix:

The History of the Persian Walnut in Pennsylvania, J. G. Rush, Pennsylvania 93

A Comparison of Northern and Southern Conditions in the Propagation of Nut Trees, J. F. Jones, Pennsylvania 96

Top Working Large Walnut Trees, W. C. Reed, Indiana 101

Interest in Nut Growing in the Intermountain States, Dr. L. D. Batchelor, Utah 104

Report from G. H. Corsan, Canada 105

Distribution of Persian ("English") Walnut Seedlings in Michigan 107

Examples of Some Recent Correspondence 109

Preliminary Report on the Persian Walnut, by the Secretary 114

Correspondents and Others Interested in Nut Culture 118

Some Recent Literature on Nuts and Nut Growing 124

Present at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Northern Nut Growers Association 126

Annual Meeting in 1915 127

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

President J. RUSSELL SMITH University of Pennsylvania Vice President W. C. REED Indiana Secretary and Treasurer W. C. DEMING Georgetown, Connecticut

COMMITTEES

Executive T. P. LITTLEPAGE R. T. MORRIS AND THE OFFICERS

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