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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013

CONTACT:

Dexter Hill, marketing specialist
Southeast Marketing Center
252-933-3145 or dexter.hill@ncagr.gov

Laurie Wood, executive secretary
N.C. Pecan Growers Association
910-385-4570 or ncpecan@gmail.com

   

N.C. Pecan Growers Association's educational meeting
and orchard visit planned for Feb. 16

RALEIGH -- The N.C. Pecan Growers Association will host its annual educational workshop and orchard tour Saturday, Feb. 16, beginning at the LuMil Vineyard off N.C. 87 in Dublin. The address for the vineyard is 438 Suggs-Taylor Road, Elizabethtown. The event is open to anyone involved, or interested, in pecan farming.

Various pecan production topics will be covered, including marketing, crop management and production practices. The educational sessions will be followed by a catered lunch and a visit to a nearby orchard for hands-on demonstrations, networking and a question-and-answer time.

Agricultural companies and businesses with pecan-related products are invited to join the program and exhibit products.

The meeting cost is $20 and includes lunch. Registration begins at 8 a.m. To pre-register or for more information, contact Laurie Wood at 910-385-4570 or email at ncpecan@gmail.com. Callers are asked to leave a call-back number.

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