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MSU pecan workshop scheduled for Jan. 18
RAYMOND, Miss. -- A daylong Mississippi State University Extension Service workshop Jan. 18 will provide an in-depth look at horticulture and pest management with pecan orchards.
The Pecan Education Workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond. The $35 cost covers registration, lunch and handouts, and must be submitted by Jan. 11. Late registration is on a space-available basis.
The morning session will focus on pecan varieties, establishing and maintaining an orchard, grafting, and water and nutrient management. Afternoon sessions look at pest, weed and disease management, pesticide safety and wildlife management.
Speakers for the event are MSU and Extension Service specialists and researchers in horticulture, plant pathology, wildlife and more.
Register at https://register.extension.msstate.edu/2018-pecan-education-workshop. Contact Rebecca Melanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-857-2284 for more information or to register after the deadline. In-service training is available for MSU Extension Service agents.