North Carolina pecan growers to meet Feb. 11

The North Carolina Pecan Growers Association will host its annual meeting, educational workshop and orchard tour Feb. 11 at the Agri-Expo Center in Clinton.

The workshop features presentations by North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension specialists on insect and disease management in pecan trees and a panel discussion on marketing pecans to maximize returns. The workshop will conclude with a tour of a nearby orchard, which will provide hands-on opportunities related to the program presentations.

The event is open to the public. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

For more information contact Laurie Wood, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ marketing specialist, at 1-910-532-4208 or e-mail [email protected], or Bill Bunn, NCPGA president, at (919) 815-5764 or e-mail at [email protected]

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