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Are you a new or beginning pecan grower?  If so, you may be interested in attending the Pecan Beginners Course.

The Pecan Beginners Course will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center.

Pre-registration=$10; At the door registration=$15. Click here to register.

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

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