Georgia Pecans: Water Stage Fruit Split Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
If you haven’t seen it already this year, you will likely be seeing water stage fruit split occurring over the next couple of weeks. This is a common problem that […]

Georgia Pecans: 5 Tips for Dealing with Snails Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
In recent days, we have heard several reports of snails associated with young irrigated pecan trees. They have been seen congregating on tree trunks and on the foliage. Some have […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Load, Considerations for Fruit Thinning Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
The Georgia pecan crop continues to appear early in its development. The hot nights we are currently experiencing will keep that at a good pace. Nuts are sizing very well […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Leaf Tissue Sampling Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Leaf 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 […]

Establishment of the American Pecan Promotion Board Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
In order to address the market situation created by the importation of foreign pecans into the U.S. market, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) received a proposal from the National […]

Georgia Pecans: Ensure Trees Have Enough Water May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
I’ve had a few calls this week on Desirable leaf drop. While mowing orchards all week, I noticed some of this myself. Upon closer examination, where I was seeing it […]

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 […]

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