2012 Western Pecan Growers Association Conference attendees include John Wilson, left, of Wilson Trading Company, Marshallville, Ga., plus Mike and Sallie Jaros, Jaros Farms Inc., Fort Valley, Calif.
Mike Kilby, left, University of Arizona Professor Emeritus, receives a 2012 Western Pecan Growers Association service award from WPGA Vice-President Roger Hooper.
Texas pecan producers Gary and Shirley Smith of Steinbock Farms in Muleshoe.
Pecan Conference speakers include Ken Giles, left, University of California agricultural engineering, Davis, and Richard Heerema, New Mexico State University pecan specialist, Las Cruces.
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