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UGA Pecan School – March 4, 2015

Posted by romeethredge on February 12, 2015

The UGA Pecan School will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center from 8:00 am-noon. This activity was formerly known as Pecan “Scout” School and is held every other year. The goal of this gathering is to cover the basics of pecan production.

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Topics covered will be pecan cultivars,  fertilization, i.d. of nutritional deficiencies, management of insects and disease. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentations. Growers can drop their questions in a bowl during the break and the speakers will answer during the question and answer period. See below for details:

8:00-8:30        Registration

 8:30-9:00        Pecan Cultivars —Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture

 9:00-9:45      Pecan Disease Management—Jason Brock, UGA Plant Pathology

 9:45-10:15   Break (Refreshments Provided)

 10:15-11:00    Pecan Fertilization & Nutritional Deficiencies —Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA                      Horticulture

 11:00-11:30    Pecan Insect Management—Dr. Will Hudson, UGA Entomology

 11:30-noon     Questions & Answers—(Brock, Hudson, Wells)

Commercial and Private Pesticide Credits Available

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