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Pecan Harvest Field Days

This year the Pecan Harvest Field Day will be held on two different days at two different locations. Please choose the location which fits your schedule best. The same information will be discussed on both days.

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When Oct 18, 2018
from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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2 Days — 2 Locations

Thursday, October 18 date will be reschedule due to weather and water levels: Noble Research Institute Red River Farm, 19735 Redhawk Road, Burneyville, OK 73430
Registration: https://www.noble.org/events/pecan-harvest-field-day/ 
The event will be rescheduled at a later date.

OR

Thursday, October 25: Cimarron Valley Research Station, 10820 S. Jardot, Perkins, OK 74059
Registration: Contact Stephanie Larimer by email or call 405-744-5404

Registration is required!

General overview

You will see the process of preparing the orchard floor for harvest and observe pecan harvesting in action at either the Noble Research Institute Red River Farm on Thursday, October 18 or at Cimarron Valley Research Station on Thursday, October 25.

Pecan specialists will discuss the process of cleaning and marketing pecans. A questions-and-answer session will address questions related to harvesting, marketing and orchard management.

What will you learn:

  • How to prepare the orchard floor for harvest.
  • Close-up look at various equipment needed for a successful harvest.
  • Pecan harvesting in action.
  • Demonstrations with tree shakers, limb rakes and harvester.

Ways you will learn:

  • Demonstration
  • networking with experts and peers.
  • Question-and-answer session.

Who should attend:

  • Managers who want to see and evaluate pecan harvesting equipment
  • Managers who need to know more about pecan harvesting tools and equipment
  • Small- and large-operation pecan orchard managers
  • Hobby pecan farmers