1. Events

February 12, 2019

Pruning Pecan Trees for Improved Production


Basil Savage's Orchard
21955 Savage Road
Madill, OK 73446
(Directions from Interstate 35: Exit onto Highway 70 East for 15.8 miles, turn right (south) onto Bethel Road for 2.3 miles, turn right (west) onto Savage Road for 1.4 miles. Meet at the store.)


1 pm - 4 pm

Registration Fee

There is no fee for this event.

Level 2: Building


General Overview

Proper pruning and maintenance will ensure ease of operation and longevity of tree life. This field day will provide a demonstration of the different techniques used in pruning pecan trees. You will learn how to properly prune both young and producing pecan trees through in-field demonstration.

What You Will Learn:
  • Proper techniques for removing limbs
  • Proper tree maintenance
  • Influence of pruning on pest management
  • Pros and cons of wisping, hedging and thinning pecan trees
How You Will Learn:
  • In-field discussion
  • Q&A
Who Should Attend:
  • Pecan producers interested in learning proper pruning techniques
What You Should Bring:
  • Weather-appropriate outdoor attire
Related Courses:
  • Orchard Floor Management
  • Pecan Pest Management
  • Fruit Thinning
Related Resources:
  • Basil Savage