Public Affairs Home
News Releases
Agricultural Review
In The Field Blog
Photos and logos
Century Farm Family
Agricultural Hall of Fame
Sign-up for News Releases
Contact Us

 

CONNECT w/ NCDA&CS
Friend us on Facebook In the Field Blog powered by WordPress
Twitter NCDA&CS videos on YouTube
Bookmark and Share

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

CONTACT: Laurie Wood, marketing specialist
NCDA&CS Marketing Division
910- 532-4208; email: laurie.wood@ncagr.gov

N.C. Pecan Growers Association's meeting, workshop
and orchard tour planned for Feb. 18

RALEIGH -- The N.C. Pecan Growers Association will host its annual educational workshop and orchard tour Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Sampson County Agri-Expo Center, 414 Warsaw Road, Clinton. The event is open to anyone involved, or interested, in pecan farming.

Topics to be covered include marketing resources, orchard equipment, orchard management and production practices. Special guest speaker will be Dr. George Ray McEachern, pecan extension horticulturist from Texas A&M University. Other presenters include area growers and staff from N.C. State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The event will conclude with hands-on demonstrations in a local orchard and processing facility.

Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Registration begins at 8 a.m. An agenda and more information are available on the Pecan Growers Association website at www.ncpecans.org.

For more information, contact Laurie Wood, NCDA&CS marketing specialist, at 910- 532-4208 or email at laurie.wood@ncagr.gov.

-30-1

 

NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3005; FAX: (919) 733-5047

Jobs     |     ┬áMission Statement     |     Accessibility Statement     |     Disclaimer     |     Privacy Statement
Steve Troxler, Commissioner of Agriculture

Home Programs Services Divisions Newsroom Search