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Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is

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Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Nov. 16

Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Nov. 16

👤By Matt Lollar, University of Florida Extension Horticulture Agent 🕔Nov 7, 2017

The Florida Pecan Field Day has been rescheduled. Producers will meet in Monticello on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Jefferson County Extension Office for the annual field day and Pecan Growers’ Association meeting. If you’re a pecan grower, or just considering it,

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Louisiana Pecan Crop Coming Up Short

Louisiana Pecan Crop Coming Up Short

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 3, 2017

Expectations for an excellent Louisiana 2017 pecan crop have been dashed by unfavorable weather, according to the LSU AgCenter pecan specialist. “It’s not nearly as good as what we thought it was going to be,” said Charlie Graham, who is based

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Mississippi Pecans: Strong Demand Fuels Interest in New Orchards

Mississippi Pecans: Strong Demand Fuels Interest in New Orchards

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Oct 27, 2017

As the time for pecan harvest approaches, some Mississippians are contemplating adding new orchards or expanding or renovating old ones. Eric Stafne, fruit and nut crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said growers want to capitalize on

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Tree Crops: Record Almond Crop; Walnuts Decline; Pecans Up 8% – USDA

Tree Crops: Record Almond Crop; Walnuts Decline; Pecans Up 8% – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Record-Large California Almond Crop Forecast for the 2017/18 Season In July, the NASS Pacific Regional Office released the 2017 California Almond Objective Measurement Report, which revised production up 2 percent from May’s Almond Subjective Measurement Report, to reach 2.25 billion

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Pecans Hit by Hurricanes, Growers Hope for Increased Use Beyond Holidays

Pecans Hit by Hurricanes, Growers Hope for Increased Use Beyond Holidays

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 9, 2017

Hurricanes may have taken a big bite out of the U.S. pecan crop this year, but that’s not likely to stop the annual fall flurry of pies, candies, cheeses and other delicacies made with the popular native nut, officials said.

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Georgia Pecans: Shuck Split Began Early, Harvest Nearly Upon Us

Georgia Pecans: Shuck Split Began Early, Harvest Nearly Upon Us

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Shuck split began at least 10 days early for most cultivars this year and continues to progress at a rapid pace. Most growers with Pawnee have been able to get enough of the cleanup from the storm done to get

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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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