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Pecan growers prepare for orchard workshop
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Mississippi pecan growers can learn how to maintain their orchards at an April 9 workshop in Crystal Springs.
The half-day workshop begins with registration at 9 a.m. at Mississippi State University’s Truck Crops Experiment Station. Lunch will be provided following the workshop.
Topics for discussion include use of clovers in pecan orchards and crop insurance. Participants will visit clover plantings in the orchard located at the experiment station.
The workshop is sponsored by MSU’s Extension Service, the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and the Mississippi Pecan Growers Association.
The Truck Crops Experiment Station is located on Highway 51 in Crystal Springs, 25 miles south of Jackson. Take exit 68 off Interstate 55 to get there. For more information, contact David Ingram at (601) 857-2284 or firstname.lastname@example.org.