Apr 19, 2021
Pecan Field Day slated for April 29 in Seguin, Texas

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Pecan Field Day on April 29 at the Pecanderosa Ranch, located at 2000 Single Oak in Seguin.

The field day will be from 9-11:30 a.m., and cost is $10 per person. Attendees will register in person before the event.

Two Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – one in integrated pest management and one general – will be offered for private, commercial and non-commercial applicators.

“This is when many pecan producers are making preparations for next year’s crop,” said Larry Stein, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist, Uvalde. “It’s an important time to check for insect pests and make the necessary chemical applications.

Stein said the field day program will provide current and future pecan producers with timely and useful information they can apply to their operations

Topics and presenters for the field day program

– Pecan Orchard Management and Pecan Integrated Pest Management, Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde.

– Pecan Fungicides, Charlie Grymes, retail representative, Syngenta, Victoria.

Attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the weather and bring a lawn chair as the program will be outside.

Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M University
Texas pecan orchard. Photo: Texas A&M

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