‘Going Nuts for Pecans’ meeting to be held

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Updated: September 7, 2018

Special to the Little River News

County Extension Agents in Little River and Miller Counties will be co-hosting a pecan workshop for area pecan growers and enthusiasts on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The meeting will be held on the UA-Cossatot Campus at Ashdown in the Millwood Room which is located on the backside of the college. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. with the program following. Those interested in attending need to pre-register by September 10.  The cost for the program is $5 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 Little River County Extension Office at (870) 898-7224 or the Miller County Extension Office at 870-779-3609.

The U of A System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital, or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.