Georgia Pecans: Impacts from Hurricane Sally Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Georgia pecan growers were fortunate to have largely escaped any serious effects from Hurricane Sally, which weakened to a Tropical Depression as it moved through the state Thursday evening and […]

Georgia Pecans: Harvest About to Begin Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Pawnee nuts have been opening for a couple of weeks now, which means harvest is fast approaching. I have heard of one grower shaking already but I expect we will […]

Georgia Pecans: New Variety Trials to Begin in Southeast Georgia Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
University of Georgia faculty will begin a series of pecan trials this winter to help identify better management practices for growers. New pecan trees will be planted at UGA College […]

Georgia Pecans: Water Stage Fruit Split Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
If you haven’t seen it already this year, you will likely be seeing water stage fruit split occurring over the next couple of weeks. This is a common problem that […]

Georgia Pecans: 5 Tips for Dealing with Snails Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
In recent days, we have heard several reports of snails associated with young irrigated pecan trees. They have been seen congregating on tree trunks and on the foliage. Some have […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Load, Considerations for Fruit Thinning Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
The Georgia pecan crop continues to appear early in its development. The hot nights we are currently experiencing will keep that at a good pace. Nuts are sizing very well […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Leaf Tissue Sampling Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Leaf 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 […]

Establishment of the American Pecan Promotion Board Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
In order to address the market situation created by the importation of foreign pecans into the U.S. market, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) received a proposal from the National […]

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 […]

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