Feb 14, 2020

Hosted by Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

2020 Oklahoma Pecan Management

Preregistration required by February 14, 2020! Registrations will be processed on a first come basis

The purpose of the course is to provide an in-depth experience for current and prospective pecan growers and others, which includes classroom instruction and field practical exercises on pecan management throughout the growing season.

Nearly 495 pecan growers and OCES County Extension Educators have completed the Oklahoma Pecan Management Course since it originated in 1997. The classes are held monthly from March through October except in June. Students consist of present or prospective pecan growers.

Students receive instruction on total orchard management programs for native and improved variety pecan cultivars and pest management programs are covered in depth. Emphasis is placed on utilization and management tools available on the internet.

Class size:

Course limited to first 70 registrants.

Fee:

$250 per individual

Format:

Discussion and practical exercise with optional web based study component

Time Frame:

February - October 2020

Refreshments:

Will be available during breaks and as needed for outdoor activities

Course Presenters/Collaborators:

Becky Carroll, Extension Assistant, OSU, Stillwater

Dr. Charles Rohla, Center for Pecan and Specialty Agriculture Manager, Ardmore, Oklahoma

Jen Olson, Assistant Extension Specialist, Stillwater

Dr. Phil Mulder, Department Head and Entomologist, Entomology and Plant Pathology, Stillwater

Participants will receive:
  1. Notebook of all reference material

  2. Pecan Variety Board

  3. Pocket Guide to OK Pecan Pests

  4. Five Rootstock Trees

  5. Access to Online Pecan Course

  6. Knowledge and Certificate of Completion

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