Pecan Production Up 14% From Previous Year – USDA Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
Utilized production in 2019 totaled 265 million pounds, up 14 percent for comparable States from 2018. Bearing acreage was estimated at 396,000, up 3 percent for comparable States from the […]

Texas Pecan Industry Rooted in Research Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
It takes an open mind to not only accept change, but to also embrace it. The late LeRoy Olsak saw many changes throughout his lifetime, and some would say his […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Still Recovering from Michael Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
A year after Hurricane Michael ravaged southwest Georgia, including the region’s pecan industry, farmers still are struggling as they harvest this year’s crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Mississippi: Pecan Yields Good, Demand Strong Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
Despite the weather challenges this year, most Mississippi pecan producers expect a good yield. However, a wet spring and late-summer drought could mean nut loss and lessened nut quality for […]

Georgia Pecans: Green Shucks, Sticktights, and Poor Kernel Development Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019
This year’s harvest season is progressing and growers are seeing a problem with many early varieties exhibiting problems with green shuck stick-tights. As growers shake trees many green nuts are […]

Georgia: 4 Upcoming Pecan Field Days Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
We have arrived at the time of year for a number of pecan field days in the Southeast. See below for dates, locations, and contact info: August 28, 2019: SE […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans Recovering from Michael; Scab Showing Up in Stuarts Aug 14, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 2019
2019 is shaping up to be an off year for pecans, as was generally expected after the hurricane damage last year. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Below Average Amid Challenges Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Texas pecan growers could expect another subpar year despite good moisture early in the 2019 season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit […]

Georgia: Pecan Growers Field Day, Baxley, Aug. 28 Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host the Southeast Georgia Pecan Field Day in Baxley, Georgia, on Wednesday, Aug. 28. UGA’s Southeast Georgia Pecan Field Day will cover the different […]

Louisiana Pecans: LSU Hires Horticulture Agent for Extension Outreach Jul 29, 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019
Michael Polozola recently joined the LSU AgCenter central region faculty as a horticulture agent and statewide point of contact for pecan extension outreach. Polozola has a bachelor’s degree in plant […]

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