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 […]

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 […]

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