Grady County

UGA Pecan School

The UGA Pecan School will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center from 8:00 am-noon. This activity was formerly known as Pecan “Scout” School and is held every other year. The goal of this gathering is to cover the basics of pecan production. Topics covered will be pecan cultivars,  fertilization, i.d. of nutritional deficiencies, management of insects and disease. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentations. Growers can drop their questions in a bowl during the break and the speakers will answer during the question and answer period. See below for details:

8:00-8:30        Registration

 

8:30-9:00        Pecan Cultivars —Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 

9:00-9:45      Pecan Disease Management—Jason Brock, UGA Plant Pathology

 

9:45-10:15   Break (Refreshments Provided)

 

10:15-11:00    Pecan Fertilization & Nutritional Deficiencies —Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 

11:00-11:30    Pecan Insect Management—Dr. Will Hudson, UGA Entomology

 

11:30-noon     Questions & Answers—(Brock, Hudson, Wells)

 

Commercial and Private Pesticide Credits Available