Georgia Pecans: Dreary Harvest Continues

🕔Nov 16, 2018Now that it appears our two consecutive weeks of rain may have ended, growers who did not sustain devastating damage from Hurricane Michael will continue harvesting after the ground dries […]

Georgia Pecans: Struggling with Low Market Prices

🕔Nov 9, 2018Despite a low supply of Georgia-grown pecans, Georgia producers are faced with lower prices for what remains of the pecan crop after Hurricane Michael.  “With the crop pretty much cut […]

Georgia: Wilcox County – Damage Estimates to Pecans, Cotton, Peanuts

🕔Oct 31, 2018It’s been three weeks since the storm came through Wilcox County. The eye of the hurricane went right above Pineview which put Wilcox right in the devastating path. Over 90 […]

Georgia Farmers Face $2 Bln in Losses from Michael

🕔Oct 19, 2018Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia on Oct. 10, causing at least $2 billion in losses to the state’s agriculture industry, according to early estimates from University of Georgia Cooperative […]

Georgia Pecans: Preliminary Acreage, Crop Loss Values from Michael

🕔Oct 17, 2018As we have continued to assess the damage from Hurricane Michael we are beginning to get a clear enough picture to place numbers on the lost acreage, trees, and dollar […]

Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Michael Leaves Mark on Industry

🕔Oct 17, 2018Georgia’s pecan industry was forever changed by Hurricane Michael’s path of destruction through the southwest part of the state on Oct. 10-11, according to Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Cooperative […]

Georgia Pecans: 1st Look at Hurricane Michael Damage

🕔Oct 12, 2018Its been a long day for Georgia pecan growers. Hurricane Michael slammed into Georgia as a Category 3 Hurricane last night after devastating parts of the Florida Gulf Coast and […]

Georgia Pecans: Preparing for Hurricane Michael Cleanup

🕔Oct 11, 2018In preparation for cleanup following Hurricane Michael, I spoke with Tas Smith, state director of FSA for Georgia regarding the steps growers need to take in preparation for potential ECP […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans – Late Season Management Issues – Podcast

🕔Oct 8, 2018The Georgia pecan crop is mostly finished, but there are some late season issues popping up. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer […]

Georgia Pecans: Crop Maturity and Leaf Senescence

🕔Sep 25, 2018The 2018 pecan crop is virtually made. Every nut I have cut of every variety I have looked at over the last two weeks is full of kernel. By the […]

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