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Georgia Pecan Growers to Meet May 3
The Georgia Pecan Growers Association will have its 36th annual conference May 3 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga.

The day-long program will begin with registration and coffee at 8 a.m. and will include a sponsored lunch. The GPGA business meeting will be at 1:50 p.m.

University of Georgia scientists and other experts will share vital information for pecan growers throughout the day. Among the research topics will be reports on pecan scab resistance, nitrogen fertilization, pecan leaf scorch, stink bugs, fungicides, microbial control of pecan weevils and communicating the healthfulness of pecans.

To learn more about the program, contact the county Extension Service office. Or call Jane Crocker at (229) 382-2187.

(Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

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