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

🕔Oct 25, 2019This 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, 2019I’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, 2019We 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, 2019It’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 […]

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 Pecans: Time for Full Capacity on Irrigation Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Its time to crank up the irrigation in pecans orchards as shell hardening is completed and kernel filling begins. All irrigation systems should be at full capacity from now through […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Water Stage Fruit Split Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019Its that time again. Nothing to get alarmed about. This is from my blog plost on August 9, 2017: If you have noticed  a sudden fruit shed over the last […]

Pecan Growers Eligible for Market Facilitation Program Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019As a result of the detrimental effect of the current trade war and tariff situation with China, pecan growers are eligible for participation in the 2019 Market Facilitation Program, a […]

Georgia Pecans: Tissue Sampling Timing, Analysis Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019Leaf sampling is the most important tool pecan growers have for determining their fertility needs. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with competitive […]

Georgia Pecans: Widespread Die-Back Attributed to Delayed Hurricane Damage Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019Over the last week I have had at least 5 separate calls from different parts of the state regarding trees–usually in the range of 2 years old up to 12-15 […]

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