Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

Georgia Pecans: Mites Are Present, Should You Treat?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Two weeks ago we finally started seeing some scorch mites in our pecans. Normally they start up in August, and we are treating them in orchards along with black aphids. […]

Sawyer on Crops: Scout Pecans Now for Scorch Mites – Podcast

🕔Aug 31, 2018August is the most critical month for pecan production. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer discusses the need to scout for and treat mites and […]

Georgia Pecans: Scab and the Cost of Production in 2018

🕔Aug 29, 2018If nothing else, 2018 has been a wet year. As far as nut scab is concerned, the frequency of rainfall really starts to matter in June and its importance continues […]

Texas Field Reports: Rice Farmers Experiencing Bumper 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Texas rice farmers are seeing near-record yields of good quality grain and many are considering a second harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research experts. Dr. Lee Tarpley, AgriLife Research […]

Pecans: USDA Announces Additional Assistance for Victims of 2017 Storms

🕔Aug 28, 2018USDA today announced that additional assistance has been made available for pecan growers to replant and replace trees through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) as they recover from the impacts […]

Texas Field Reports: Rain Helps Some Areas, Others Not Enough to Matter

🕔Aug 21, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Much-needed rains improved pasture and hay field conditions. One area reported 2 inches of rain. Producers hope the rain will translate […]

Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Sept. 13

🕔Aug 20, 2018The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on September 13, 2018 at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Hwy, […]

Texas Field Reports: Uncertainty Surrounds Exports; Drought, Heat Continue

🕔Aug 15, 2018Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Georgia Pecans: Shell Hardening – Water Split, Irrigation, and Shuck Decline

🕔Aug 10, 2018We have about reached shell hardening on most of our pecans in Georgia at this point. There are a number of things that come along with shell hardening in the […]

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