Have some tree stakes that do not fit into your post-pounder or lost the point making it hard to drive into the soil? Try using a shovel to shave down […]
Putting in a new orchard or planting replacement trees? In this podcast, Southwest Georgia Extension Pecan Agent Andrew Sawyer provides quick guidance on getting things off to the best start.
Citrus, nut, and grape growers will receive information on early-stage problem detection technology and its place in managing tree-crop yields during four California sessions in July. Bakersfield, Fresno, Paso Robles, […]
Georgia Pecans: Newly Planted Tree Issues May 15, 2019
I’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 […]
Last year we focused on pruning our newly planted pecan trees. Don’t underestimate the importance of pruning young pecan trees in order to train their growth. I have some pictures of trees […]
Pruning recommendations vary by the farmer, consultant, and even the University researcher. Some advise to prune trees hard to regenerate growth (not so much in CA anymore), some suggest that […]
Pruning is the practice of removing unwanted branches from the tree. Pruning can be broadly categorized to two types of cuts: heading and thinning.
One of the most difficult assessments following damage from wind is whether or not to keep leaning trees. There are a few different rules that Dr. Wells mentions in the […]
JUNE Evaluate Navel Orangeworm and Peach Twig Borer populations. If the next generations come prior to hullsplit they will go back to mummy nuts and shoots respectively. Generations can be […]
Pruning young pecan trees is a necessity and, if done properly, can save farmers the hassle of pruning older, much larger trees, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan […]