September 22, 2023

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Oklahoma Agriculture: Pecan growers use technology

Technology helps Oklahoma pecan growers learn more about their industry.

STILLWATER – Oklahoma pecan growers have taken benefit of technology to continue understanding about developing pecans and orchard administration by means of a series of online courses.

The COVID-19 pandemic has pressured several adjustments in the way people find out. Oklahoma State University Extension stepped up to the plate to supply beneficial, analysis-based information to condition people, said Becky Carroll, OSU Extension associate specialist, fruit and pecans.

“We begun the every month Pecan Subjects Zoom application very last 12 months thanks to the cancelation of the Pecan Management Workshop sequence and other industry days,” Carroll explained. “With extension workers performing from house, staying ready to link with customers and offer instruction arrived with a mastering curve – for equally presenters and growers – but we prevailed.”

The common on line classes will proceed every month as a result of November. Oklahoma pecan growers are encouraged to show up at practically, request inquiries and forge new interactions in the sector.