Southeast Georgia Extension Pecan Specialist Andrew Sawyer discusses early bud break and discusses scab management with Dr. Tim Brenneman in this episode of the South Georgia Pine Podcast.
Putting in a new orchard or planting replacement trees? In this podcast, Southwest Georgia Extension Pecan Agent Andrew Sawyer provides quick guidance on getting things off to the best start.
Southeast Georgia Pecans: Scout for Aphids, Mites Aug 27, 2019
Both 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 […]
2019 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, […]
Crop 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
Word 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
With 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 […]
It’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 […]
Pollination 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 […]
The 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 […]