Thu, Sep 03 | Online Meeting

So You Want To Grow Pecans

Pecan culture presents unique management challenges due to factors including tree size, nutrient and water requirements, and the need for specialized equipment. At the end of this program, you will have a basic understanding of the various practices utilized in producing pecans.
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Time & Location

Sep 03, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Online Meeting

About The Event

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Pecan culture presents unique management challenges due to factors including tree size, nutrient and water requirements, and the need for specialized equipment. At the end of this program, you will have a basic understanding of the various practices utilized in producing pecans.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
  • Proper site selection for pecans
  • Pecan variety selection
  • Pecan establishment
  • Soil and plant nutrition management
  • Irrigation management
  • Crop load management
  • Pruning and training pecan trees
  • Insect and disease management
  • Pecan harvest and food safety
HOW YOU WILL LEARN:
  • Seminar presentation
  • Q&A
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
  • Individuals interested in pecan production as a means to supplement income
RELATED COURSES:
  • So You Want to Grow Vegetables
  • So You Want to Grow Fruit
  • So You Want to Grow Specialty Crops
  • Understanding Basic Pecan Production
  • How to Establish a Pecan Orchard
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