August 13, 2020
Improving Pecan Profitability With Marketing Strategies
Noble Research Institute, Entry 5
2510 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401
8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Level 4: Master
Pecan growers who have successfully managed their crops can take their operations to the next level by learning alternative ways of marketing their pecans to increase the potential profits. However, understanding what it takes to diversify the ways of marketing pecans can be overwhelming.
This workshop will provide information on strategies you can use to market your pecan crop outside of the wholesale market and give you a better understanding of how the sheller/accumulators determine the price they are paying for your pecans. You’ll also learn about regulations and food safety requirements for selling directly to consumers.
What You Will Learn:
- Alternative ways of marketing pecans outside of wholesale
- Regulations and food safety needed to meet alternative market requirements
- Advantages and challenges of vertically integrated pecan production
- The detailed process of wholesale marketing
How You Will Learn:
- Seminar presentations
Who Should Attend:
- Pecan producers who are currently in pecan production and want to improve their marketing strategies
- Controlling Pests in Pecan Orchards
- Pruning Pecan Trees for Improved Production
- Understanding Irrigation Systems and Technology for Pecans
- How to Establish a Pecan Orchard
- “GAP Certification Helps Specialty Crop Growers Address Food Safety,” Noble Research Institute
- “Low-Cost Pecan Sanitizer Plans for Small-Scale Producers,” Oklahoma State University
- “Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations,” Oklahoma State Department of Health
- William McGlynn, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Horticultural Processing Specialist