Georgia Pecans: Ensure Trees Have Enough Water May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
I’ve had a few calls this week on Desirable leaf drop. While mowing orchards all week, I noticed some of this myself. Upon closer examination, where I was seeing it […]

Georgia Pecans: Recent Cool Temperatures Temporarily Lead to Thin Foliage Apr 17, 2020

🕔Apr 17, 2020
I’ve had a few calls this week from growers concerned about thin foliage, mostly in the upper canopy of trees. Pecan trees leaf out from the bottom up. Thus the […]

Georgia Pecans: Example Fungicide Program for 2020 Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
I hope you all are staying safe amid the coronavirus concerns out there right now. Unfortunately as many of you know we have had to cancel our last four county […]

Georgia Pecans: Tree Planting – 8 Key Points – Video Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
I’ve had lots of requests for a video on planting pecan trees, so here it is:  A few comments: I apologize for the short amount of time some of […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Still Recovering from Michael Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
A year after Hurricane Michael ravaged southwest Georgia, including the region’s pecan industry, farmers still are struggling as they harvest this year’s crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Georgia Pecans: UGA Developing Smart Irrigation App for Farmers Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is part of a collaborative effort to develop a smart irrigation application for pecan farmers on smartphone devices. CAES, […]

Georgia Pecans: Green Shucks, Sticktights, and Poor Kernel Development Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019
This year’s harvest season is progressing and growers are seeing a problem with many early varieties exhibiting problems with green shuck stick-tights. As growers shake trees many green nuts are […]

Georgia Pecans: Late Season Drought – When to Turn Off Irrigation Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
I’ve had a number of calls so far this week and the end of last week asking “when is it ok to turn off the water?”. You can usually cut […]

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Scorch – What’s Causing It? Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019
We have reached the time of year when we begin to see a lot of odd things happening to the foliage of pecan trees. The long season is coming to […]

Georgia Pecans: New Fungicide Labeled for Use Against Scab Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019
It’s too late to help us for this year, but there is a new fungicide labeled for pecans that provides a totally new chemistry for us to use in our […]

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