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Beginner’s Pecan Production Course

Beginner’s Pecan Production Course

April 11, 2016

UGA TIFTON CAMPUS CONFERENCE CENTER

TIFTON, GA

Please Contact Debbie Rutland @ 229-386-3424 to RSVP

Refreshments & Lunch Provided

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

 

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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.