Arkansas: Pecan Growers Annual Meeting, Farm Tour, Lonoke, May 5

🕔Apr 11, 2018Orchard owners interested in pecan cultivation will have an opportunity to learn staring with the May 5 Arkansas Pecan Growers Association annual education meeting and farm tour being presented by […]

Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Schedule – Spray When You Need, but Not More than Neccessary

🕔Apr 6, 2018I have had many requests to provide a pecan fungicide schedule example for 2018. Not much has changed from previous years with the exception of the use of phosphite alone […]

Georgia: Pecan Budbreak – Time for Nitrogen

🕔Mar 29, 2018We’ve officially hit budbreak this week in our pecans. This is the same 4-year-old Ellis pecans where we had the pruning clinic. This is the time we start our first […]

Texas: Pecan Grafting Workshop, Marshall, March 1

🕔Feb 20, 2018A tree grafting program focusing on pecans is scheduled for March 1 in Marshall. The Pecan Grafting Workshop will feature Truman Lamb, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural […]

Georgia Pecans: What Pollinator Should You Plant?

🕔Jan 30, 2018A couple of years ago I posted a short discussion of why pecans need a pollinator, which I suggest reading if you doubt the need of pollinators. I get many […]

Oklahoma: Pecan Management Course to Begin Feb. 27

🕔Jan 19, 2018If you have an interest in learning more about pecans and what it takes to grow them, mark your calendar for the 2018 Fundamentals of Pecan Management course offered by […]

Georgia Pecans: Yields Estimated Between 90-100 Mln Pounds

🕔Jan 17, 2018Hurricane Irma, downgraded to a tropical storm when it entered the state, damaged about 30 percent of Georgia’s pecan crop, and the storm’s effects could linger into next growing season, […]

North Florida Pecan Cultivar Evaluation Trial Update

🕔Dec 1, 2017The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. The pecan tree requires deep soils with an abundant supply of soil moisture. A large […]

Georgia Pecans: Finding Odd Nuts During Harvest

🕔Nov 28, 2017Every year people bring me a host of odd-ball nuts they run across during harvest. No, I’m not referring to people here but actual pecans. I get tiny pecans the size of […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

🕔Nov 16, 2017Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet […]

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