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Florida Pecans: Battling Scab in the Panhandle

Florida Pecans: Battling Scab in the Panhandle

👤By Blake Thaxton, University of Florida County Extension Agent 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Pecans are grown throughout the Panhandle of Florida. The western side of the Panhandle tends to be acreage dedicated to home gardeners, while the eastern counties have more commercial acreage. Regardless, many in the agriculture community are interested in pecans,

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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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Texas: Pecan Weevils’ Range Growing, Warns AgriLife Extension Expert

Texas: Pecan Weevils’ Range Growing, Warns AgriLife Extension Expert

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Homeowners and pecan orchard operators are urged to watch for pecan weevils that can decimate a crop right up to harvest, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service integrated pest management specialist at College Station. “This is not a new

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Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphids Not a Major Problem for Prepared Sorghum Producers

Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphids Not a Major Problem for Prepared Sorghum Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Most sorghum producers around the state experienced lower sugarcane aphid populations than the previous two years, with some help from nature, growing conditions, technology and adequate preparation, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Danielle Sekula, AgriLife Extension integrated

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Hurricane Irma brought down lots of trees on pasture fences. Poultry houses fared well, besides losing power. Most got their generators running and

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Georgia: Thomas County – How Did Crops Fare Following Irma?

Georgia: Thomas County – How Did Crops Fare Following Irma?

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension County Agent 🕔Sep 18, 2017

We were very fortunate in Thomas County since the eye passed east of us. Our winds were in the 40s with gusts in the 70s. There is still obvious damage to our field crops.

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Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Destroyed by Irma

Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Destroyed by Irma

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Irma’s destructive path blew through Georgia’s pecan crop, but the destruction could have been much worse, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells. All orchards experienced some damage from the storm that moved through Georgia on

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Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Lost to Irma

Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Lost to Irma

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma has become the most damaging wind event ever seen by the Georgia pecan industry. Roaring through Georgia on Monday with sustained winds of 20-40 mph and gusts reaching from 50-75 mph, Irma brought damage to virtually every pecan orchard

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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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Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Likely to Remain Static or Decrease Slightly

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Likely to Remain Static or Decrease Slightly

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Low wheat prices likely mean planted acreage around the state will remain static or drop slightly, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Clark Neely, AgriLife Extension state small grains specialist in College Station, said wheat producers globally

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