1. Events

August 4, 2020

Canceled: Improving Your Pecan Pesticide Utilization

Location

Noble Research Institute, Entry 5
Kruse Auditorium
2510 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401

Time

8:30 am - noon

Registration Fee

CANCELED: In response to the COVID-19 situation, Noble Research Institute has canceled this event.

General Overview

A major part of any pecan orchard management is the utilization of pesticides. The success of the orchard is dependent on the proper selection and application of pesticides. This includes your economic and efficacy considerations. This course will help you improve your pesticide management plan to increase the economic viability of your orchard.

What You Will Learn:
  • The pitfalls of chemical management using pesticides
  • How to develop a chemical management plan
  • Economic viability of different pesticides
How You Will Learn:
  • Seminar presentations
  • Classroom discussion
  • Q&A
Who Should Attend:
  • Experienced pecan producers who want to improve their pest management
What You Should Bring:
  • Your pest management plan or a current list of the pesticides you have been using
Related Courses:
  • Demonstrating Irrigation Systems for Specialty Crops
  • Improving Pecan Profitability Through Marketing Strategies
  • Introduction to Land Stewardship
  • How to Establish a Pecan Orchard
Guest Speaker(s):
  • Phil Mulder, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head, Entomology, Oklahoma State University
  • Mike Smith, Ph.D., Emeritus Faculty, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Oklahoma State University