Georgia Pecans: Righting Leaning Trees vs. Removal – Which Is the Right Option?

🕔Nov 16, 2018One 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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Struggling with Low Market Prices

🕔Nov 9, 2018Despite a low supply of Georgia-grown pecans, Georgia producers are faced with lower prices for what remains of the pecan crop after Hurricane Michael.  “With the crop pretty much cut […]

Mississippi Pecans: Yields Decline, but Future Looks Promising

🕔Nov 2, 2018Mississippi’s pecan yields will be down from last year, but the future looks promising. Mississippi Pecan Growers Association President Max Draughn of Raymond explained that pecan yields alternate from year […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans – Late Season Management Issues – Podcast

🕔Oct 8, 2018The Georgia pecan crop is mostly finished, but there are some late season issues popping up. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Stronger, More Uniform Than Recent Years

🕔Jun 26, 2018The Texas pecan crop looks heavy, and amid good growing conditions and few disease and pest problems, growers are being urged to thin the crop later this summer to avoid […]

Georgia Pecans: Heavy Desirable Drop; EU Phosphite Regulations

🕔Jun 21, 2018Desirable Drop Most growers know that Desirable drops a few nuts each June, which is one reason they tend to bear a crop every year (see previous blog post). Typical […]

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