Dr. Jennifer Randall and her team is making a mark in pecan genetics and embarking on revolutionizing a way for producers and pecan research leaders alike to have tools at their disposal for pecan cultivar selections. She will be giving an update on the progress thus far.
(University of Arizona Analyst in Agriculture Resource Economics)
Arizona Nut Tree Industry Economy
Dari Duval is presenting a summary of the Arizona nut tree industry economics evaluation project completed in 2019. The project was supported by an Arizona Department of Agriculture Specialty Crops Block Grant her and UArizona Ag Economics team procured.
(Director of Plant Services Division, Arizona Department of Agriculture)
Presented by:Josh Shermanz
Arizona Pecan Pest Update
John Caravetta is addressing the current state of the Plant Services Division and their efforts in protecting the pecan industry in the southwest. He will also be giving an update on the pecan weevil quarantine program.