Appling County Crop E News

2017 Pecan Beginners Course Tifton, GA

The Pecan Beginners Course will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. GA on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. There is a registration fee of $10 . Registration at the door will be $15 until we reach capacity of 300 people. Please pre-register so that we will have a head count for the meal. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


Register at the following link: Pecan Beginners Course Registration


The program for the course is found below:


 9:00        Welcome                                                                                           

 9:10        Cost of Pecan Production                                                                            

Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 9:30       Pecan Varieties             

Patrick Conner, UGA Horticulture            

 10:15     Break

 10:45     Pecan Irrigation                                                                               

Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 11:15     Pecan Tree Planting & Establishment                                   

Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 12:00     Break for Lunch               

                Meal Sponsored by Savage Equipment                                 

 1:00        Pecan Insect Management

Will Hudson, UGA Entomology

 1:45        Pecan Fertilization

Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 2:30        Break

 2:50        Pecan Disease Management

                Jason Brock, UGA Plant Pathology

 3:20        Pecan Weed Control

Timothy Grey, UGA Crop & Soil Science

 4:00        Pecan Equipment

Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

Please contact Debbie Rutland @ 229-386-3424 for further information.