We’re seeing different issues on young and newly planted trees we want to share. These issues relate to insect damage and nutritional problems. It is common to see many of […]
I was out with Mr. Larry Gibbs yesterday, and he and I made some ambrosia beetle traps to monitor ambrosia beetles for his young pecans. With the loss of young pecans […]
Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles Are Emerging Feb 20, 2018
We have had our first report of ambrosia beetle emergence in a Brooks County orchard at the end of last week. With warm temperatures expected through the next 7-10 days, […]
There have been reports of ambrosia beetles attacking young trees in south GA recently. This is no surprise with the very dry late summer/fall and very mild winter we’ve had.
South Georgia has been hit pretty hard yet again by several rounds of storms which spawned multiple destructive tornadoes. In addition to the many homes destroyed, pecan orchards have taken […]
Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles 1st Flight Reported Mar 11, 2016
UGA Extension Pecan Entomologist Dr. Will Hudson confirmed the first ambrosia beetle flight reported on March 10 in southern Grady County.
Georgia pecan growers have had major problems with Asian Ambrosia Beetles (AAB) over the last 2 to 3 years. One reason for this is the wet spring conditions we’ve had […]