First Detection of Pecan Bud Moth in Arizona

The Pecan Bud Moth, a species of leaf roller moth, has recently been observed in southeastern Arizona pecan orchards. This is the first time growers have reported this pest and expressed concerns about potential impacts to the crop. 

Welcome to the Arizona Pecan Growers Association

The 26th annual conference begins August 26-27, 2021
This year's conferences in person!

Harvesting Knowledge

Conference proceedings will encompass topics on Marketing, Economics, Cultural, Pest, Disease, Mineral Nutrition and Soil Health.

Growing Together

In Person Annual Conference August 26-27, 2021
State Recertification

Cholesterol Treatments in a Nutshell

Eating pecans will lower your cholesterol!

'In-Person' Conference is Back!

The 2021 APGA Conference is August 26th & 27th.

The 26th APGA conference will be held in person at the Tucson Desert Diamond Casinos and Hotel beginning Thursday, August 26th with the 'Welcome Reception'. The conference outlines the latest pecan research, update on the latest technology, and ongoing educational credits for pecan farmers. The conference will also feature vendors specializing in different fields in the pecan industry.

 

Conference Schedule

Thursday, August 26th

 

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5pm - 7pm
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Welcome Reception

Friday, August 27th

To Be Announced

 

2021 Presenters

Desert Diamond Casino Bedroom
Desert Diamond Casino Swimming Pool

Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel

7350 S. Nogales Highway
Tucson AZ, 85756

Rates starting at $89 + tax
Reservations may also be made by calling
(877)-777-4212 or (520)-342-3012.

APGA conference accommodations available from August 25th – 28th.

Reservations must be made by August 2, 2021.

Room availability and special rate may not be available after this date.

Hotel Accommodations Details

The Desert Diamond Casino is proud to be the host hotel for the Arizona Pecan Growers Association Conference!

Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel
7350 S. Nogales Highway
Tucson AZ, 85756
1-866-332-9467

 

HOTEL AMENITIES

  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access 
  • Business Center 
  • Fitness Center – Open 24 Hours 
  • A Variety of Dining Options – One Open 24 Hours
  • Free Airport Shuttle Service
  • Refreshing Pool & Hot Tub
  • Unlimited Gaming Excitement
  • Concierge Service

 

IN ROOM AMENITIES

  • Double Pillow Top Mattress & Premium Linens
  • Complimentary Internet Access (Wireless & Data Port)
  • Large Work Desk & Dual Line Speaker Phone
  • Cable TV
  • In Room Safe (Laptop Size)
  • Refrigerator & Coffeemaker
  • Hair Dryer & Make-Up/Shaving Mirror
  • Iron & Ironing Board

 

To make reservation, click on the following link:
ARIZONA PECAN GROWERS Conference Accommodations
August 25th & 28th, 2021
Refer to Arizona Pecan Growers room block.

Guest Room Rate: $89.00 

Reservation Procedures:  Reservations must be made by August 2, 2021.
Room availability and special rate may not be available after this date.

Subject to availability group members may extend their stay up to 2 days prior and 1 days after the official meeting dates, at your special rate by calling our local reservations department, Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Reservations may also be made by calling
1-877-777-4212 or 1-520-342-3012.

If you are attempting to make your reservation after the above cut-off date call our Reservations Department at 1-866-332-9467  Monday-Friday, 9 AM- 4 PM.  Guests must indicate they are with the Arizona Pecan Growers Association Conference.  Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card or a prepayment of one night’s stay and tax 72 hours in advance. 

 

Cancellation Policy:  24 hours prior to the day of arrival.

Check-In Time:  3 PM

Check-Out Time:  NOON

 

Book Now!

 

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