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Growing a Nut Orchard planning seminar

  • Thu, February 22, 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • UNL Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Rd. Lincoln, Ne.

       “Growing a nut orchard for the Future” Seminar


Nebraska Nut Growers & Heartland Nuts ‘N More coop are sponsoring an informational seminar that will cover topics on the growing a nut orchard from planning, planting, caring and the harvesting on Thursday, February 22, 7–9 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. No cost at the door.  There will be door prize drawings of several seedling nut tree varieties.  

If you want to plant just a couple nut trees or an orchard, you will find this seminar informative.  Growing nut trees can be a great family activity now and for the future.  Everyone has different expectations and goals when planting an orchard.  This seminar will introduce you to most aspects of what it takes to accomplish your goals and expectations. There will be also professional growers on hand to answer your questions.  The initial nut varieties focused on are pecan, black walnut, chestnut, hickory and hazelnut.   We welcome discussions on other varieties.

Topics include:

• Planning phase will cover setting realistic goals, understanding an orchard environment, and the tasks to meet your goals so you will be successful.

• Planting phase will cover planting considerations and seedling selections.

• Caring phase will cover tasks required to bring a seedling to a productive producing nut tree.

• Harvesting tasks will cover harvesting techniques, processing, and the marketing of your nuts.

For more information

Heartland Nuts ‘N More

President, Larry Martin


402-784-6887 or lottanuts@windstream.net 

Nebraska Nut Growers Association (NeNGA)

Director of NeNGA, John Knorr

402-788-2717 or  joknorr@attglobal.net   

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