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There are a few upcoming dates that may be of interest:

Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference and Trade Show at the GA National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia. It is scheduled for June 2-3, 2021, and will be an IN PERSON event. For more details and registration information visit: https://georgiapecan.org

Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Insect Scout School will be on June 7, 2021, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m. Program topics include: Bug and Larval Insect Pests, Beneficial Insects, Scouting Procedures, Safety, and an In-field review. For additional information, contact Tearston Adams at 229-386-3374. The Tifton Scout School on June 7, 2021 will also be offered online using Zoom.  Click the link below if you would like to participate in the virtual training. https://zoom.us/j/99567481742?pwd=dGxpeDhsMVNBcWVMWmg3QVRWQlZSZz09

The Beginner’s Pecan Course will be on June 15, 2021 in-person at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. 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.