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Texas Pecan Short Course

  11/07 - 1/25
Short Course Participant $250.00
Extension Employee $80.00

The Texas Pecan Short Course is a comprehensive class aimed at preparing individuals to enter the pecan business. All aspects of commercial pecan production are covered from basic botany to tree planting, integrated pest management,marketing, etc.

The class setting is the Department of Horticultural Science's HortTREC facility, a field laboratory located in the Brazos River Bottom and near the Texas A&M University teaching and research pecan orchards. Class instructors will engage participants in the most current information for Texas pecan orchard development and management, including hands-on instruction of orchard establishment, sunlight management, tree training and grafting.

Participants should wear warm clothing, because of the winter season during which this class is taught. Outdoor field trips to the pecan orchards will be taken, so appropriate footwear should be part of participant attire as well.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to agriliferegister@tamu.edu. Cancellations received no later than January 25, 2019 will receive an 80% refund.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after January 25.