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N.C. Pecan Growers Association’s educational meeting and orchard visit planned for Feb. 16

The N.C. Pecan Growers Association will host its annual educational workshop and orchard tour Saturday, Feb. 16, beginning at the LuMil Vineyard off N.C. 87 in Dublin. The address for the vineyard is 438 Suggs-Taylor Road, Elizabethtown. The event is open to anyone involved, or interested, in pecan farming.

Various pecan production topics will be covered, including marketing, crop management and production practices. The educational sessions will be followed by a catered lunch and a visit to a nearby orchard for hands-on demonstrations, networking and a question-and-answer time.

Agricultural companies and businesses with pecan-related products are invited to join the program and exhibit products.

The meeting cost is $20 and includes lunch. Registration begins at 8 a.m. To pre-register or for more information, contact Laurie Wood at 910-385-4570 or email at Callers are asked to leave a call-back number. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.