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Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Growers interested in commercial pecan production are invited to a spring field day May 11 in Raymond. The event will begin at the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center at 1320 Seven Springs Road in Raymond. It

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Texas: Pecan Field Day, Charlie, May 4

Texas: Pecan Field Day, Charlie, May 4

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 20, 2017

The Clay County Pecan Field Day is scheduled for 5 p.m., May 4 at the Montz Pecan Company, 867 Old T Bone Road, Charlie. Charlie is located northeast of Wichita Falls in Clay County. There will be a $10 registration

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Georgia Pecans: What Is The Problem With Late Stuarts?

Georgia Pecans: What Is The Problem With Late Stuarts?

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 13, 2017

If you have spent any time in pecan orchards in Georgia over the last couple of weeks you have noticed budbreak progressing on most varieties with one particularly notable exception. At this point Stuart is further behind most other major

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Georgia Pecans: Quantities of Avalon Variety Likely to Be Low This Spring

Georgia Pecans: Quantities of Avalon Variety Likely to Be Low This Spring

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Growers who are anxious to buy large quantities of the newest pecan cultivar, ‘Avalon,’ will likely be disappointed as supplies are low, according to University of Georgia pecan breeder Patrick Conner. The new UGA-bred cultivar will be released this spring.

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Georgia: Brooks County Pecan Production Meeting, Morven, April 11

Georgia: Brooks County Pecan Production Meeting, Morven, April 11

👤By Stephanie Hollifield, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 6, 2017

Brooks County Extension will be presenting our annual Pecan Production meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  The meeting will be held in orchard and begin at 10:00 am.  We will meet initially at Lawson’s Peach Shed, Morven, GA and travel,

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Georgia Pecans: Budbreak Has Arrived

Georgia Pecans: Budbreak Has Arrived

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Budbreak has arrived in pecan orchards throughout Georgia. This puts our budbreak timing pretty close to last year thanks to the cooler weather of a couple of weeks ago. It seems that we narrowly missed serious damage from the freeze

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Georgia: Beginners Pecan Production Course, Tifton, April 18

Georgia: Beginners Pecan Production Course, Tifton, April 18

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 22, 2017

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host the Beginners Pecan Production Course on Tuesday, April 18, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Those interested can preregister for the event by calling Debbie Rutland at (229) 386-3424. Before the day

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Georgia Pecans: What Effects Will the Warm Winter Have on This Year’s Crop?

Georgia Pecans: What Effects Will the Warm Winter Have on This Year’s Crop?

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔Feb 24, 2017

We haven’t had much of a winter this year. We’ve only had 4 days where temperatures dipped below freezing in Tifton and we’ve accumulated only 368 chill hours as opposed to the 559 chill hours we had by this time

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Pecan Harvest Equipment Demonstration Video

Pecan Harvest Equipment Demonstration Video

👤By Matt Lollar, University of Florida 🕔Feb 17, 2017

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

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Georgia Pecans: Season Highlights Include Favorable Prices, High Yields

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔Feb 9, 2017

Favorable prices and high yields were the highlights of this year’s pecan season for Georgia growers, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells. Wells said that prices tend to drop later in the season, but this

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