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.
Course limited to first 70 registrants.
$250 per individual
Discussion and practical exercise with optional web based study component
February - October 2020
Will be available during breaks and as needed for outdoor activities
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:
Notebook of all reference material
Pecan Variety Board
Pocket Guide to OK Pecan Pests
Five Rootstock Trees
Access to Online Pecan Course
Knowledge and Certificate of Completion