Georgia Pecans: Newly Planted Tree Issues

🕔May 15, 2019I’ve had a number of calls recently on newly planted trees either not leafing out just yet or the new shoots and leaves scorching. Anytime you have a newly planted […]

Georgia Pecans: Andrew Sawyer Named Pecan Agent for Southeast District

🕔Apr 29, 2019The partnership between University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Pecan Commission yielded a new area pecan agent position for the Southeast District this year. The two entities co-funded […]

Georgia Pecans: Example Fungicide Programs; When to Start Spraying

🕔Apr 2, 2019I get requests each year to provide an example of a fungicide program for pecans. DMI/Stobilurin mixes include Absolute, Brixen, Custodia, Quilt, Top Gard EQ, and Amistar Top (used to […]

Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference, Tifton, March 26-27

🕔Mar 19, 2019Just a reminder that the Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference will be held March 27, 2019 at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton. The agenda and other information can […]

Georgia Pecans: Emergency Disaster Relief Available for Debris Cleanup

🕔Jan 18, 2019This is the best news I have heard for Georgia pecan growers since the Hurricane in October. On November 18, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law HB 1EX, which provides emergency […]

Georgia Pecans: ‘Avalon’ a Quality Cultivar for Recovering Farmers

🕔Jan 11, 2019Georgia pecan producers who are looking to replenish their crop after Hurricane Michael can turn to the ‘Avalon’ variety for a nut that produces high yields and is highly resistant […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Must Adapt to An Evolving Industry

🕔Dec 14, 2018This has been a year for a lot of sobering thought for Georgia pecan growers. We’ve had to deal with a lot. Trade wars, scab pressure, catastrophic storms, and perhaps […]

Georgia Pecans: Where Do We Go From Here?

🕔Nov 28, 2018I’ve had a lot of questions recently about the long-term effects of the Hurricane on our pecan trees and the pecan crops we can expect in the next few years. […]

Georgia Pecan Growers Enduring Dreary Harvest Season

🕔Nov 23, 2018Georgia’s pecan growers will have a limited supply this year due to weather conditions that affected the quality of the pecans and Hurricane Michael’s impact, according to University of Georgia […]

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 […]

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