“Going Nuts for Pecans” Meeting to Be Held
County Extension Agents in Miller and Little River Counties will be co-hosting a pecan workshop for area pecan growers and pecan lovers on Thursday, September 13.
The meeting will be held on the University of Arkansas-Cossatot Campus at Ashdown in the Millwood Room, located on the backside of the college. A meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. with the program following. Those interested in attending need to pre-register by September 10. The cost for the program is $5.00 payable at the door.
Topics to be covered include: Pecan Fertility -- Dr. Amanda McWhirt, Horticulture Crop Specialist; Pecan Diseases and Pest Management -- Dr. Jackie Lee, Horticulture IPM Specialist; Grazing Management in Pecan Orchards -- Jennifer Caraway, Miller County Extension Agent-Agriculture, and Pecan Varieties -- Sherry Beaty-Sullivan, Little River County Extension Agent-Staff Chair/Agriculture.
For more information or to pre-register for this event, please contact the Miller County Extension Office at 870-779-3609 or the Little River County Extension Office at 870-898-7224.