Mississippi: Pecan Education Workshop, Raymond, March 20

🕔Feb 11, 2019Commercial pecan growers can learn about orchard establishment and management during the 2019 Pecan Education Workshop March 20 in Raymond.  Experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi […]

Texas: Pecan, Fruit Tree Workshop, Georgetown, Feb. 5

🕔Jan 29, 2019Those interested in planting, growing and maintaining fruit or pecan trees in the Central Texas area should attend the Fruit and Nut Tree Planting and Pruning Workshop Feb. 5 in […]

Georgia Pecans: ‘Avalon’ a Quality Cultivar for Recovering Farmers

🕔Jan 11, 2019Georgia pecan producers who are looking to replenish their crop after Hurricane Michael can turn to the ‘Avalon’ variety for a nut that produces high yields and is highly resistant […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Must Adapt to An Evolving Industry

🕔Dec 14, 2018This has been a year for a lot of sobering thought for Georgia pecan growers. We’ve had to deal with a lot. Trade wars, scab pressure, catastrophic storms, and perhaps […]

Georgia Pecans: Where Do We Go From Here?

🕔Nov 28, 2018I’ve had a lot of questions recently about the long-term effects of the Hurricane on our pecan trees and the pecan crops we can expect in the next few years. […]

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 […]

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