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2016 Workshop—Discount for Preregistration Beginning Now through February 20

Mark your calendars now for the 2016 NCPGA workshop and orchard tour. The date is March 5, 2016. The place is the Pitt County Cooperative Extension Office in Greenville, NC.

Our annual meeting is the time when membership dues are renewed and a busy time for all of us. In order to help us better serve you we are asking that you please try to preregister for the workshop and/or renew your membership as soon as possible. This will insure that no lapse occurs in your magazine subscriptions and that lines will be quicker at the workshop. The membership year runs from the annual meeting each year through the following March. Pre-Registration for the upcoming workshop will be $20 per person, which includes the educational sessions and the orchard visit as well as the lunch meal and refreshments during the day. Registration AT THE DOOR will increase $5.00 per person to $25.00.


Thank you to our sponsors. Please support those who support NC Pecans

Gold Sponsors

EZ Tackle, Goldsboro Savage Equipment Lakeview Pecans


Historic and Flavorful!

The history of pecans can be traced back to the 16th century. The only major tree nut that grows naturally in North America, the pecan is considered one of the most valuable North American nut species. The name "pecan" is a Native American word of Algonquin origin that was used to describe all nuts requiring a stone to crack.

Originating in central and eastern North America and the river valleys of Mexico, pecans were widely used by pre-colonial residents. Pecans were favored because they were accessible to waterways, easier to shell than other North American nut species and, of course, for their great taste! 
 NCPGA's objective is to encourage and promote research and education in all phases of the pecan industry, to interact with others in the interest of pecan growers throughout the region, and to promote pecans as a commercial crop in North Carolina.

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