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Green Horizons

Volume 14, Number 2
Spring 2010

Calendar of Events

April 17, 2010: Missouri Chapter of the Walnut Council spring tour, Hawkpoint, Mo. The Missouri Chapter of the Walnut Council will hold its spring tour April 17 north of Hawkpoint, Mo., in Lincoln County on the Don Bohler tree farm and two neighboring properties across the road. Site suitability will be the main emphasis as it relates to black walnut, white oak and red oak. Timber stand improvement has been done on Bohlerís while discussions and procedures will be held on the other properties where TSI has not been conducted. Current and projected tree values will be made on maturing walnut and oaks. More details on the schedule, agenda and directions are available by contacting H. Palm (palmh@missouri.edu or 573-228-0898).

July 18-21, 2010: Annual Meeting of the Northern Nut Growers Association, Wooster, Ohio. The 101st Annual Meeting of the Northern Nut Growers Association will be held at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. The program will include Show and Tell session, technical presentations, field tours and banquet. See details at http://www.nutgrowing.org or request from icomserve@aol.com

July 25-28, 2010: Annual Meeting of the Walnut Council, Grand Rapids, Mich. The 40th Annual Meeting of the Walnut Council will be held in Grand Rapids, Mich. For details, contact Liz Jackson, at Jackson@purdue.edu or 765-583-3501; or Roger Corwin at rogercorwin@comcast.net or 616-452-9188. Details also will be available in late spring at http://www.walnutcouncil.org

Sept. 22-25, 2010: Annual Black Walnut Festival, Stockton, Mo. The 50th Annual Black Walnut Festival will be held in Stockton, Mo. Activities include a carnival, parade, crafts, food and games. For more information, contact Debbie Whisler at 816-229-8558 or 816-228-6322; the Stockton Chamber of Commerce at 417-276-5213; or Hammons Products Company at 888-4bwnuts. The Stockton Chamber of Commerceís Web site also will have festival information; go to www.stocktonmochamber.com

Oct. 1-2, 2010: Annual Brunswick Pecan Festival, Brunswick, Mo. The 30th Annual Brunswick Pecan Festival will be held in Brunswick, Mo. For more information, contact Tammy Taylor at 660-548-3340 or go to www.brunswickmo.com.

Oct. 16, 2010: Missouri Chestnut Roast, New Franklin, Mo. The Eighth Annual Missouri Chestnut Roast will be held in New Franklin, Mo. Details can be found at http://www.centerforagroforestry.org; or contact Julie Rhoads at Rhoadsj@missouri.edu or 573-882-3234.


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