SCHEDULE

The OPGA Annual Convention & Trade Show is a 3-day conference designed for the Oklahoma, and surrounding areas, pecan industry. We've created sessions to educate and expand your current businesses to equip you to stay ahead of the game.

*Agenda is subject to change

DAY 1

JUNE 10

 

2:00pm

3:00pm

Pecan Insect Management
Speaker: Phil Mulder
Location: Salon B

3:00pm

3:30pm

Break
Location: Salon B

3:30pm

4:30pm

Pecan Disease Management
Speaker: Charlie Graham
Location: Salon B

4:30pm

5:00pm

Pecan Cultivars
Speaker: Charles Rohla
Location: Salon B

3:00pm

8:00pm

Room Check-In 
Be sure to make reservations with the Stoney Creek Hotel.

3:00pm

8:00pm

6:00pm

7:00pm

Social Evening Dinner
Location: Salon C
Sponsored by American Pecan Council

12:00pm

1:00pm

OPGA Board of Directors & Officers Business Meeting
Location: Salon B

1:00pm

2:00pm

Tips for a Successful Planting
Speaker: Becky Carroll
Location: Salon B

1:00pm

2:00pm

Registration
Foyer
Be sure to check-in and receive your name badge, agenda, and more.

DAY 2

JUNE 11

 

7:30am

10:00am

Food Show Registration Open
Location: Wood Room

8:00am

8:10am

Welcome
Location: Salon B

8:10am

8:30am

Session: TBD
Speaker: TBD
Location: Salon B

8:30am

9:20am

American Pecan Council Update
Speaker: Alex Ott
Location: Salon B

9:20am

10:00am

Break
Location: Salon B
Sponsored by LMCAg

10:00am

10:20am

USPGC Update
Speaker: Janice Dees
Location: Salon B

10:20am

10:40am

National Pecan Federation Update
Speaker: Larry Womack
Location: Salon B

10:40am

11:10am

Industry Panel
Speakers: TBD
Location: Salon B

11:10am

11:40am

Weevil Research Update
Speaker: Phil Mulder
Location: Salon B

11:40am

12:00pm

OPGA Board Meeting
Speaker: Chad Selman
Location: Salon B

1:30pm

2:00pm

Reducing Inputs in Your Operation
Speaker: Lenny Wells
Location: Salon B

2:00pm

2:30pm

Update on Pecan SCRI Grant
Speaker: Jennifer Randall
Location: Salon B

2:30pm

3:00pm

Break
Location: Salon B
Sponsored by Tri-Agri Farms

3:00pm

3:15pm

ODAFF Specialty Crop Survey
Speaker: Jamie Allen-Hitt or Justin McConaghy
Location: Salon B

3:15pm

3:45pm

Labels, I don't need no stinking labels. Or do I?
Speaker: Kevin Shelton
Location: Salon B

3:45pm

5:00pm

Native Pecan Producer Panel
Speakers: TBD
Location: Salon B

6:30pm

8:30pm

8:00am

4:30pm

7:30am

10:00am

Registration Open
Foyer
Be sure to check-in and receive your name badge, agenda, and more.

8:00am

4:00pm

Nut Show Viewing
Location: Salon B

12:00pm

1:30pm

Break for Lunch
Lunch is on your own.

12:00pm

4:00pm

Food Show Viewing
Location: Wood Room

DAY 3

JUNE 12

 

8:00am

11:00am

Room Check-Out

9:00am

12:00pm

Field Day
Location: Joe Ihle Pecan Orchard

12:00pm

1:00pm

Lunch / Field Day Closing
Sponsored by Noble Research Institute, LLC