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UGA Beginner’s Pecan Course To Be Held June 15, 2021

Good news! The University of Georgia Pecan Team will be holding its Beginner’s Pecan Course on June 15, 2021 in-person at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. This course is held every other year and covers all you need to know about pecan production including production costs, cultivar selection, fertilization, irrigation, cultural management, insect, disease, and weed control, equipment, and market overview. The event is a day long course from 8:30 am-4:00 pm with morning and afternoon refreshment breaks and lunch served on-site sponsored by Savage Equipment.

Pesticide credits will be available. Click on the link here to register. Please pre-register at the website so that we can get a head count for the meal. There is a registration fee to offset the cost of the program. There is no charge for county agent registration.

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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.