Sawyer on Crops: Pecans Looking Good After Pollination – Podcast

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecan Budbreak Starting, Fungicide Options – Podcast

🕔Apr 5, 2019Georgia had good chill hours this winter and now pecan budbreak is starting. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Extension County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the onset […]

Georgia Peanuts: When Should We Start Planting?

🕔Apr 3, 2019It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about pulling the triggers on peanuts in the county. It does seem early, but believe it or not, soil temperatures from the Florida line […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Chill Accumulation In, Budbreak Starts

🕔Apr 1, 2019We are seeing budbreak now in our pecan crop. The first budbreak I saw in Wilcox County was on March 2. Budbreak is often overlooked in cultivar selection but can […]

Sawyer on Crops: Peanuts – Managing Burrower Bugs – Podcast

🕔Mar 29, 2019As peanut growers are getting ready to plant, they’re seeing burrower bugs in fields. In this week’s South Georgia Pine podcast, Extension County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses what farmers can […]

Sawyer on Crops: Wheat – Making Last Decisions On Herbicides, Fertilizer

🕔Feb 22, 2019Many acres were planted to wheat for cover crops, but now that conditions are looking more favorable many growers are looking to carry those fields out to grain. In this […]

Georgia Pecans: Pruned Trees – Taking a Look a Year Later

🕔Feb 15, 2019Last year we focused on pruning our newly planted pecan trees. Don’t underestimate the importance of pruning young pecan trees in order to train their growth. I have some pictures of trees […]

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