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Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting

The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on October 3, 2019 at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Hwy, Monticello, FL. All pecan growers are invited to attend.

Registration begins at 8:30 am EST. Topics to be addressed include pest management, post-harvest considerations, direct marketing, and an economic update. Lunch will be provided. Pesticide CEUs will be available at registration.

The cost of the event is $10. Everyone is asked to register so we have an accurate count for lunch. You can do so by calling the Jefferson County Extension Office at 850-342-0187 or by emailing Danielle Sprague at [email protected]

Florida Pecan Field Day Agenda

8:30 EST – Registration & CEU Sign-in

9:00 – Welcome – Danielle Sprague, UF/IFAS Extension Jefferson County

9:05 – 9:30 – Nematode Management in Pecan Orchards – Dr. Zane Grabau, UF/IFAS Entomology

9:30 – 9:55 – Pecan Scab Management – Dr. Tim Brenneman, UGA Plant Pathology

9:55 – 10:25 – Post-Harvest Considerations for Pecan – Matt Krug, UF/IFAS Food Science

10:25 – 10:35 – Break, refreshments

10:35 – 11:00 – Direct Marketing of Pecans & Pecan Associations – Lenny Wells

11:00 – 11:25 – Pecan Tariffs & Economic Update – Dr. Greg Fonsah, UGA Ag Economics

11:30 – Pecan Harvesting Equipment Demonstration

12 – Lunch

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