The Wisconsin Hickory Association (WHA) strives to Preserve, Promote and Protect the Hickory Tree by engaging stakeholders in enhancing the cultural tradition and economic potential of Hickory. WHA members' assets serve as a resource for Hickory expertise and will drive advancement through promotional outreach and information dissemination.
The Key Values of WHA are to Preserve, Promote and Protect the Hickory Tree through:
The WHA was founded in Green Lake, Wisconsin in 2014 and was funded by a grant from the University of Wisconsin's Center for Cooperatives in conjunction with the Green Lake County Agricultural Agent Nav Ghimire. In 2016 the WHA received funding from a Specialty Crop Block grant to conduct a feasibility study of a Hickory (food) Industry in the state of Wisconsin. The resultant study can be viewed HERE.