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Georgia Pecans: Pruning Young Trees – Videos

Georgia Pecans: Pruning Young Trees – Videos

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Jan 18, 2018

This time of year I am swamped with requests to do pruning clinics and make orchard visits to show growers how to prune pecan trees. With all the young trees planted in our state, there is quite a demand for

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Georgia Pecans: Market Trending Lower with Slow Demand

Georgia Pecans: Market Trending Lower with Slow Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries were light and the market is trending lower. Interest from the commercial shellers and accumulators for domestic trading is moderate to slow, while the export and retail gift-pack businesses are slow. Some offerings have gone into cold storage to

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Georgia: How Do Cold Temps Affect Herbicides?

Georgia: How Do Cold Temps Affect Herbicides?

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Growers who have sprayed certain POST systemic herbicides (i.e. Roundup, Poast, Select) over the last 15 days are likely to observe slower and/or reduced performance due to the cold weather.

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Georgia Pecans: Yields Estimated Between 90-100 Mln Pounds

Georgia Pecans: Yields Estimated Between 90-100 Mln Pounds

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Hurricane Irma, downgraded to a tropical storm when it entered the state, damaged about 30 percent of Georgia’s pecan crop, and the storm’s effects could linger into next growing season, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny

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Sawyer On Crops: Did Satsumas Take A Hit From Frigid Temps? – Podcast

Sawyer On Crops: Did Satsumas Take A Hit From Frigid Temps? – Podcast

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Coordinator, Wilcox County, Georgia 🕔Jan 16, 2018

People tend to overlook Georgia as a citrus state but a handful of farmers have developed satsuma as a crop in the southern part of the state. Satsumas are more cold tolerant than other commonly grown citrus crops and can

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Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

👤By Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Plant growth regulator (PGR) applications are often necessary in cotton to reduce vegetative growth and maintain a manageable crop in Georgia.  However, making such decisions can be difficult because of the many factors that need to be considered (irrigation, soil

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Georgia Pecans: Market Steady but Trending Lower

Georgia Pecans: Market Steady but Trending Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Deliveries were light and the market is about steady, trending lower. Interest from the commercial shellers and accumulators for domestic trading is moderate, while the export and retail gift-pack businesses are slow. Some offerings have gone into cold storage. Most

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Georgia Wildlife: Whitetail Deer Nutrition Essential to Animals’ Size, Survival

Georgia Wildlife: Whitetail Deer Nutrition Essential to Animals’ Size, Survival

👤By Michael Anthony Foster, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Whitetail deer are probably the most economically important large game animal in the U.S. Due to population growth, the amount of suitable habitat has decreased and managing the species has become more intensive. Deer management now requires a deeper understanding

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Georgia Corn: Annual Short Course Set For February 6

Georgia Corn: Annual Short Course Set For February 6

👤From a press release 🕔Jan 10, 2018

The University of Georgia will host the Georgia Corn Short Course on Tuesday, February 6, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center (15 RDC Road, Tifton, GA 31794).  Registration will begin at 8:00 eastern time and the program will begin

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Sawyer On Crops: More Chill Hours – Good News – South Georgia Pine Podcast

Sawyer On Crops: More Chill Hours – Good News – South Georgia Pine Podcast

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Coordinator, Wilcox County, Georgia 🕔Jan 5, 2018

More chill hours are accumulating this winter. Certain weather stations have already recorder more this winter than in all of 2017. That’s good news for anyone with small grains and tree crops, says Andrew Sawyer, Extension Coordinator in Wilcox County,

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