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Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day—Sept. 4, 2014

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The Georgia Pecan Growers Association’s  Annual Fall Field Day will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the UGA Tifton Campus Ponder Research Farm. Registration will begin at 8:30 and the program starts at 9:30. Topics covered include pecan insect management, pecan scab management, cultural practices, and cultivars. Admission is free to GPGA members. Registration is $20 for non-members. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. at the UGA – Tifton Campus Conference Center. Pesticide Credits will be available. See the following for directions to the UGA Ponder Farm:

UGA Ponder Farm Directions

28 Ty Ty Whiddon Mill RD
Ty Ty, GA 31795
From I-75 take Exit 62 to Hwy 82 West (towards Albany).Travel 8.9 miles and turn right onto Inman Street (there is a Caution Light at this intersection) Inman St. Inman Street which becomes Ty Ty Whiddon Mill Road.
Travel 7 miles on Ty Ty Whiddon Mill Road and the Ponder Farm will be on your Left.
If you are coming from the Albany area on Hwy 82, you will come into Ty Ty and at the caution light, turn left on Inman St. which becomes Ty Ty Whiddon Mill Road.
Travel 7 miles on Ty Ty Whiddon Mill Road. Ponder Farm will be on your Left.

 

 

 

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About Lenny Wells

I am a Professor of Horticulture and Extension Horticulture Specialist for pecans at the University of Georgia. My research and extension programs focus on practical cultural management strategies that help to enhance the economic and environmental sustainability of pecan production in Georgia.