Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Scorch – What’s Causing It?

🕔Sep 17, 2019We have reached the time of year when we begin to see a lot of odd things happening to the foliage of pecan trees. The long season is coming to […]

Georgia Pecans: New Fungicide Labeled for Use Against Scab

🕔Sep 13, 2019It’s too late to help us for this year, but there is a new fungicide labeled for pecans that provides a totally new chemistry for us to use in our […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans Recovering from Michael; Scab Showing Up in Stuarts

🕔Aug 14, 20192019 is shaping up to be an off year for pecans, as was generally expected after the hurricane damage last year. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Full Capacity on Irrigation

🕔Aug 13, 2019Its time to crank up the irrigation in pecans orchards as shell hardening is completed and kernel filling begins. All irrigation systems should be at full capacity from now through […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Water Stage Fruit Split

🕔Aug 9, 2019Its that time again. Nothing to get alarmed about. This is from my blog plost on August 9, 2017: If you have noticed  a sudden fruit shed over the last […]

Pecan Growers Eligible for Market Facilitation Program

🕔Aug 2, 2019As a result of the detrimental effect of the current trade war and tariff situation with China, pecan growers are eligible for participation in the 2019 Market Facilitation Program, a […]

Georgia Pecans: Tissue Sampling Timing, Analysis

🕔Jul 12, 2019Leaf 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 competitive […]

Georgia Pecans: Widespread Die-Back Attributed to Delayed Hurricane Damage

🕔Jul 10, 2019Over the last week I have had at least 5 separate calls from different parts of the state regarding trees–usually in the range of 2 years old up to 12-15 […]

Georgia Pecans: No Need to Increase Irrigation in High Heat

🕔May 23, 2019We have some very high temperatures in the forecast for the next several days. With this in mind, I wanted to provide some irrigation suggestions. The irrigation schedule below is […]

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 […]

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