8:00 A.M. – NOON

Morning Program

Tentative Schedule

Friday, Aug. 26th

Welcome from APGA President

Conference Hall

 

7:45 a.m.

8/26/2022

Harold Payne
APGA President

Morning Session

Moderator: Joshua Sherman

Pests/Disease

AZDA and Tree Pest Trapping Program Update

Conference Hall

8:00 a.m.

8/26/2022

Jack Peterson
Associate Director
Plant Services Division
AZ Dept. of Agriculture

Pests/Disease

Pecan Bud Moth

Conference Hall

8:30 a.m.

8/26/2022

Ted E Cottrell
Fruit and Tree Nut Research /
Research Entomologist

Fruit and Tree Nut Research
USDA – ARS
Byron, GA

Pests/Disease

Pecan Bacterial Leaf Scorch

Conference Hall

9:00 a.m.

8/26/2022

Dr. Jennifer Randall
Professor and Director of
Molecular Biology & Interdisciplinary

Life Science Graduate Program
New Mexico State University

 

9:30 a.m. - Vendor Social/Break

Vendor Hall and
Outdoor Equipment Display

Pecan Culture

Pecan Water Use Study

Conference Hall

10:00 a.m.

8/26/2022

Dr. Paul Brown
Emeritus Professor
Biometeorology Specialist

University of Arizona

Climate

State of the Climate for Arizona Pecan

Conference Hall

10:30 a.m.

8/26/2022

Dr. Jeremy Weiss
Climate and Geospatial Extension Scientist

Climate and Geospatial
Extension Scientist
School of Natural Resources
and the Environment
University of Arizona

Marketing

Update of The American Pecan Council

Conference Hall

11:00 a.m.

8/26/2022

Alex Ott
Executive Director

American Pecan Council

Marketing

Pecan Marketing and Promotion Panel

Moderator: Alex Ott

Conference Hall

 

MARKETING PANEL:

11:30 p.m.

 

Deb Ralls
American Pecan Council

8/26/2022

Larry Don Womack
Central Region Pecan Grower
Texas Pecan Growers Association

NOON - APGA - Lunch Break

Dining Room

1:10 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Afternoon Program

Tentative Schedule

Friday, Aug. 25th

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Joshua Sherman

Cultural Management

New Pecan Cultivars

Conference Hall

1:30 p.m.

8/26/2022

Dr. Patrick J. Conner
Professor; Areas of Interest: Pecan breeding
DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE

INSTITUTE OF PLANT BREEDING, GENETICS, AND GENOMICS (IPBGG)
UGA: College of Agriculture and Environmental Science 

Soil Health and Mineral Nutrition

Zinc Variability

Conference Hall

2:00 p.m.

8/26/2022

Jim Walworth

University of Arizona
Extension Specialist and Professor of Soil Science

University of Arizona

Soil Health/ Mineral Nutrition

Mineral Nutrition Discoveries

Conference Hall

2:30 p.m.

8/26/2022

Dr. Cristina Pisani
Research Horticulturist

USDA – ARS
Fruit and Tree Nut Research: Byron, GA

Soil/ Mineral Nutrition

Pecan Root-Rhizosphere Relationship Survey

Conference Hall

3:00 p.m.

8/26/2022

Dr. Richard Heerema

Extension Pecan Specialist

Extension Plant Sciences Department
New Mexico State University 

Soil/ Mineral Nutrition

Mycorrhizal Fungi Research

Conference Hall

3:20 p.m.

8/26/2022

McKenzie Stock
NMSU Graduate Student /Research Assistant

New Mexico State University

3:30 p.m. - The 2022 Conference Adjourns

Thank you for helping us make the 2022 conference a success.

3:40 p.m. - Annual Business Meeting - Voting Members

Conference Hall

Membership Registration

The 2022 Arizona Pecan Growers Association conference is upon us. Join us again for another great year by renewing or becoming an APGA member.

Sponsor Packages

APGA is offering five types of sponsorship packages. All sponsor packages will include promotional options. Your sponsorship will help to ensure APGAs’ efforts in providing an excellent educational program and ongoing support of pecan research.

Vendor Packages

APGA is offering vendors three types of packages that include an indoor booth or an outdoor equipment booth. The third option allows you to purchase a combination of both booths at a discount while supplies last.