Tree shaker used for automated pecan harvest at a Texas A&M Research farm. Credit: Matt Lollar

The Texas Pecan Short Course is an annual, four day training offered by Texas A&M University. The short course teaches pecan orchard managers and prospective pecan growers how to plant, grow, harvest, and market pecans. A harvest equipment demonstration is one of the hands-on activities offered during this training. The following video that provides a quick review of pecan harvest equipment demonstrated at the Texas Pecan Short Course.


For more information on pecan production, utilize the following publication links:

The Pecan Tree

Pecan Cultivars for North Florida

Insect Management in Pecans

Weed Management in Pecan

Texas A&M’s Improved Pecans production guide


Matt Lollar