Southeast Georgia Pecans: Scout for Aphids, Mites Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Both mite and aphid populations have essentially been stable the past month or month and a half. Throughout this time, I only find a few adult black pecan aphids and […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans Recovering from Michael; Scab Showing Up in Stuarts Aug 14, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 20192019 is shaping up to be an off year for pecans, as was generally expected after the hurricane damage last year. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, […]

Georgia Southeastern Pecans: Crop Looks Good, Nuts Sizing Fast Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019Crop is looking good and nuts are sizing fast now. Fruit sizes large on hot days and warm nights. Following June rains, we have been dry in the middle part […]

Sawyer on Pecans: Scab Management Key in July Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019Word on the market is that Desirables have been moved for a good prices. The crop is showing promise and it’s important to protect it. In this episode of the […]

Georgia Pecans: Beneficial Insects in Orchards Jun 4, 2019

🕔Jun 4, 2019With the month being dry, growers have reduced fungicide sprays. This has  also cut back on some insecticide sprays where we sometimes throw in an insecticide with the fungicide. It […]

Georgia Pecans: Keep Watch for Bud Moth, Nut Casebearers May 30, 2019

🕔May 30, 2019It’s that time of the year again that these moth pests are out and about. Bud Moth There have been calls regarding bud moth problems with young trees recently. Symptoms […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans Looking Good After Pollination – Podcast May 7, 2019

🕔May 7, 2019Pollination has mostly wrapped up for pecans, and the southeast part of the state so far looks like the start of a good crop in all cultivars except Stuart. Andrew […]

Georgia Pecans: Andrew Sawyer Named Pecan Agent for Southeast District Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019The partnership between University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Pecan Commission yielded a new area pecan agent position for the Southeast District this year. The two entities co-funded […]

Sawyer on Crops: Tips for Planting Peanuts – Podcast Apr 26, 2019

🕔Apr 26, 2019Soil temperatures are good and frost risk should be passed, meaning it’s time to start planting peanuts. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Extension Agent Andrew […]

Georgia Pecans: 4 Pre-Pollination Management Concerns Apr 22, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019Catkin (male flower) production has been pretty heavy so far. A large catkin crop does not guarantee a large production of flowers, but most times we have heavy catkin production, […]

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