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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Example Fungicide Program for 2020 Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
I hope you all are staying safe amid the coronavirus concerns out there right now. Unfortunately as many of you know we have had to cancel our last four county […]

Georgia Pecans: Tree Planting – 8 Key Points – Video Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
I’ve had lots of requests for a video on planting pecan trees, so here it is:  A few comments: I apologize for the short amount of time some of […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Still Recovering from Michael Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
A year after Hurricane Michael ravaged southwest Georgia, including the region’s pecan industry, farmers still are struggling as they harvest this year’s crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Georgia Pecans: UGA Developing Smart Irrigation App for Farmers Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is part of a collaborative effort to develop a smart irrigation application for pecan farmers on smartphone devices. CAES, […]

Georgia Pecans: Green Shucks, Sticktights, and Poor Kernel Development Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019
This year’s harvest season is progressing and growers are seeing a problem with many early varieties exhibiting problems with green shuck stick-tights. As growers shake trees many green nuts are […]

Georgia Pecans: Late Season Drought – When to Turn Off Irrigation Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
I’ve had a number of calls so far this week and the end of last week asking “when is it ok to turn off the water?”. You can usually cut […]

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Scorch – What’s Causing It? Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019
We 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, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019
It’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, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 2019
2019 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, […]

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