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Pecan Beginners Course – April 16

The Pecan Beginners Course will be held on April 16, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. See agenda below.

Pre-Registration = $10. Day-of Registration at door = $15

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Beginner’s Pecan Production Course Agenda

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 – Angel Acebes and 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

Refreshments & Lunch Provided