Texas Pecan Short Course (January 23-26 2023)

$300.00 / unit

Event Details

January 23, 2023 || 8:00AM - 5:00PM
January 24, 2023 || 8:00AM - 5:00PM
January 25, 2023 || 8:00AM - 5:00PM
January 26, 2023 || 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Texas A&M HortTREC 3199 County Road 269 E Somerville, Texas

The 59th class of the Texas Pecan Short Course will guide prospective pecan growers through the planning, development, business considerations, and annual crop production facets of commercial pecan production. Over four full days, the class encompasses both classroom teaching and hands-on demonstrations of harvest and spray equipment, tree planting, training, pruning, and grafting. The class is taught at the Department of Horticultural Sciences Horticulture Teaching, Research, & Extension Center, near Snook, Texas, and in close proximity to the TAMU Pecan Orchard, a 56-acre working pecan orchard directed by Dr. Monte Nesbitt, coordinator of the short course. This comprehensive course is known and respected throughout the pecan industry as a foundational training course for new pecan growers. Lunch is provided onsite each day

Participants should provide clothing and footwear suitable to outdoor activities in Texas during the winter.

$300 per person

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Primary Contact:
Monte Nesbitt
[email protected]


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