Georgia Pecans: No Need to Panic, Overirrigate in Hot Conditions Jun 23, 2022

🕔Jun 23, 2022
The extreme temperatures we are seeing has growers concerned about effects on the trees and crop. These temperatures often entice growers to increase their irrigation rates over that which they […]

Georgia Pecans: Be Careful of Foliar Sulfur Sprays Under High Temperatures Jun 22, 2022

🕔Jun 22, 2022
Foliar Sulfur sprays applied in June and July have been shown to provide several benefits for pecan production, including suppression of mite populations and an increase in nut size. Sulfur […]

Georgia Pecans: Heat Has Arrived, Problems Come With It May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
Temperatures across Georgia have increased dramatically this week following a cool spring. The thermometer has climbed above 90 every day this week and the forecast is for 96 degrees today(5/19). […]

Georgia Pecans: Evaluating Freeze Damage Mar 17, 2022

🕔Mar 17, 2022
An early budbreak just prior to last weekend’s freezing temperatures has caused damage to the developing buds of early pecan varieties. Below are some photos of budbreak on Cape Fear […]

Georgia Pecans: What Do Upcoming Freezing Temps Mean for Your Crop? Mar 11, 2022

🕔Mar 11, 2022
After a couple of weeks of 80 degree temperatures we are facing low temperatures in the mid 20s this weekend. Forecasts call for temps anywhere from 25 degrees to 28 […]

Georgia Pecans: A Short Crop Gets Shorter Nov 12, 2021

🕔Nov 12, 2021
The never-ending array of challenges each pecan crop presents continues with the 2021 pecan crop. From the beginning this year’s crop has appeared late and short. The intermittently cold spring […]

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Scorch and Fruit Thinning Aug 7, 2021

🕔Aug 7, 2021
We’re into late summer and seeing some leaf scorching out there. The two most common types I have had calls on this week have been from the scorching of young […]

Georgia Pecans: Are Trees Slow Developing Foliage, Flowers This Year? Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
It seems pecan trees are lagging behind this year. Well, what is going on exactly and what does this mean? The timing of pecan budbreak and fruit set is determined […]

Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Schedules – What to Spray and When Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Below you will find examples of effective fungicide spray programs. Because of the high variability in scab susceptibility from one variety to the next, this year’s suggestions will be a […]

Georgia Pecans: Cold Weather Damage and When to Start Spraying Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
The temperatures over the Easter weekend dipped down a little further than forecast in a few areas in the state. April 3 saw the lowest temps of the weekend. While […]

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