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Pecan growers spring field day set for May 3
RAYMOND, Miss. -- The Mississippi Pecan Growers Association will host a spring field day on May 3 in Raymond, Mississippi.
Registration for the field day will begin at 1 p.m., and the program will end at 4:30 p.m. The event, to be held at Pecan Hill Farms at 19470 Highway 18, is open to the public.
Specialists from the Mississippi State University Extension Service will address pecan bacterial leaf scorch disease and pecan insect pests and control methods. Other topics include review of spring grafts, review of recent thinning of pecan orchards, and spraying herbicide and liquid fertilizer.
For more information, contact Max Draughn at 601-594-4393.