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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Budbreak and Production Meeting Videos Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Budbreak has arrived for south Georgia pecans. I noticed a few Cape Fear and Elliot trees beginning to break bud this weekend. I am sure over the next week or […]

Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles Are Active Mar 9, 2021

🕔Mar 9, 2021
Be on the lookout for Asian Ambrosia beetle in young pecan tree plantings. We have had reports coming in from various locations throughout the state, including Cook County, the Ft. […]

Georgia Pecans: Quality Loss Adjustment Program Documentation Feb 24, 2021

🕔Feb 24, 2021
Pecans are eligible for the Quality Loss Adjustment Program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced signup for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program began Wednesday, January. […]

Georgia Pecans: Upcoming Virtual County Production Meetings Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
As a result of COVID, we will be forced to hold virtual rather than in-person county pecan production meetings this year. I know this comes as a disappointment to many […]

Georgia Pecans: Profitability of ‘Lakota’ Cultivars Jan 14, 2021

🕔Jan 14, 2021
The top concern on growers’ minds right now is reducing the cost of production. Here in the Southeast, over 12% of the variable cost of production comes from the cost […]

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