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September 3, 2019

So You Want To Grow Pecans

Location

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

Time

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Fee

There is no registration fee for this event. Registration closes five business days before the event.

Level: Introductory

 

General Overview

Fueled by an ever-increasing demand for pecans — the original “supernut” — prices received by growers for improved cultivars and native pecans have increased over the past few years and continue to remain strong. 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 seminar, you will have a basic understanding of the various practices used in pecan production.

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 presentations
  • 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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