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Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Cleanup; Water Requirements for Nut Maturity

Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Cleanup; Water Requirements for Nut Maturity

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Most Georgia pecan growers are still busy cleaning up their orchards following Irma’s damage. However, don’t forget about fulfilling the needs of the trees to finish maturation of the crop that remains. Most orchards throughout the state received significant rainfall

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Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Greenville, Oct. 6

Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Greenville, Oct. 6

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, Mississippi State University 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Pecan producers can learn the latest updates in their industry during an upcoming field day. The Mississippi Pecan Growers Association will host the 2017 Fall Field Day on Oct. 6 at Tri-Delta Pecans Inc., located at 537 Broadway Extended North

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Oklahoma: Pecan Fall Field Day, Sapulpa, Sept. 22

Oklahoma: Pecan Fall Field Day, Sapulpa, Sept. 22

👤By Trisha Gedon, Oklahoma State University 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Those already in the pecan growing business, along with those who are interested in growing pecans, can take a first-hand look at what it takes to operate a pecan business during the upcoming Pecan Fall Field Day. Slated Sept. 22

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Georgia Pecans: What Can You Do to Prepare for Hurricane Irma?

Georgia Pecans: What Can You Do to Prepare for Hurricane Irma?

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Sep 6, 2017

After a blog post about the approach of one of the Tropical Storms that came through Georgia last year, a friend of mine said to me, “You couldn’t offer them any advice except to turn the water off?” Well, we

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Georgia: Pecan Growers Association Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 7

Georgia: Pecan Growers Association Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 7

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Aug 30, 2017

Georgia is closing in on the last few weeks of the 2017 pecan growing season, a make-or-break time for the crop and its associated profits. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts will be on hand at this year’s Georgia Pecan

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Georgia Pecans: Keep Watch for Black Aphids; Upcoming Field Days

Georgia Pecans: Keep Watch for Black Aphids; Upcoming Field Days

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Aug 25, 2017

If you have black aphid susceptible cultivars like Schley, Sumner, Oconee, or Gloria Grande be on the lookout for black aphids. Even if you have recently sprayed, check in behind them again after a few days. We have seen significant flare

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Georgia Pecans: Recent Fruit Shed Caused by Water Split

Georgia Pecans: Recent Fruit Shed Caused by Water Split

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Aug 10, 2017

If you have noticed  a sudden fruit shed over the last few days, you are most likely seeing the results of water stage fruit split. This is a common problem that happens annually on certain varieties and is just part

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Mississippi: Alliance of Sustainable Farms Field Day, Lucedale, Aug. 18

Mississippi: Alliance of Sustainable Farms Field Day, Lucedale, Aug. 18

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Farmers can learn about free-range livestock rearing and pecan orchard practices during the Aug. 18 Alliance of Sustainable Farms field day. Sweet Grass Pastures in Lucedale will host the event. Topics include raising pastured poultry, beef and pork using rotational grazing. Attendees

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Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Sept. 12

Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Sept. 12

👤By Matt Lollar, University of Florida 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Harvest time is just around the corner for Florida pecan growers. Producers will meet in Monticello on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for the annual field day and Pecan Growers’ Association meeting. If you’re a pecan grower, or just considering it, the morning’s

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Georgia Pecans: Critical Period for Nut Development, Tree Health

Georgia Pecans: Critical Period for Nut Development, Tree Health

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

We are at a critical time in the season for pecan production in terms of both this year’s quality and next year’s flower production… A lot happens within a pecan tree in August. The shells are hardening and the nuts

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