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Texas Pecan Short Course

  11/25 - 6/02
Short Course Participant $300.00
AgriLife Employee $100.00

The Texas Pecan Short Course is a comprehensive educational program designed to teach people how to establish and manage a commercial pecan orchard for profit. Course content ranges from basic pecan tree anatomy and physiology to grafting, tree training, irrigation, fertilization, farm budget preparation and more. Participants will receive a blend of classroom instruction and field experiences at the Texas A&M Pecan Orchard, located in the Brazos River Bottom on the Texas A&M University Farm.

Boxed lunches will be provided each day.

Covid-19 Precautions
With respect to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Short Course will be managed according to State of Texas, Brazos County and Texas A&M University mandates for personal safety. At present, a mask must be worn for the educational program except for eating and drinking. The program directors will make every effort to provide adequate social distancing and personal safety for this event, but participants assume responsiblity for their own health outcomes as a result of participation.

Registration Closed

Online Registration Has Closed
For more information, please contact Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference Services ( or 979-845-2604).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to  Cancellations, for whatever reason, received no later than June 1, 2021 will be issued a refund minus a $10 administrative fee. Cancellations received June 2-7, 2021 will be issued an 80% refund.  Should the organizers cancel the short course, a full refund will be issued to paid registrants.