NATCHEZ, Miss. – The Mississippi Pecan Growers Association holds it annual meeting at the Ramada Inn Hilltop in Natchez Friday and Saturday.

The even begins with registration, starting at 1 p.m. Friday, July 30, and pecan equipment demonstrations on the Ramada Inn grounds. A reception will follow at 6 p.m. Friday in the Ramada Inn Ballroom.

The educational program begins at 8 a.m. Saturday with speakers from Mississippi State University, Auburn University and Henryetta, Okla. The program will conclude with a panel discussion featuring growers Dr. Ken Buck, Irwington, Ala.; Bob Williams, Newellton, La.; and Randolph Smith, Raymond, Miss.

For more information, contact Tim Timbs at 1 800 541-6252 or James Chiles, 662 624-6845.

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