Sawyer on Pecans: Scab Management Key in July

🕔Jul 10, 2019Word on the market is that Desirables have been moved for a good prices. The crop is showing promise and it’s important to protect it. In this episode of the […]

Georgia Pecans: Spray for Scab ASAP

🕔Jun 4, 2019Most pecan growers in Georgia have been stretching out their scab sprays over the last several weeks since we have been hot and dry with no rain at all for […]

Georgia Pecans: 4 Pre-Pollination Management Concerns

🕔Apr 22, 2019Catkin (male flower) production has been pretty heavy so far. A large catkin crop does not guarantee a large production of flowers, but most times we have heavy catkin production, […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pecan Budbreak Starting, Fungicide Options – Podcast

🕔Apr 5, 2019Georgia had good chill hours this winter and now pecan budbreak is starting. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Extension County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the onset […]

Georgia Pecans: Tin Fungicide Under Review for Re-Registration

🕔Feb 14, 2019TPTH or Tin fungicide (Super Tin, Agri-Tin) is under review for re-registration by EPA, who has some concerns regarding its use. EPA has a comment period open until March 15. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Managing Scab Pressure, Leaf Roll Mites

🕔May 23, 2018With 10 successive days of rain behind us and no relief in site and a potential tropical storm bearing down on us, pecan growers are under the gun for scab […]

Sawyer On Crops: Pecans – Timing Scab Sprays (Podcast)

🕔Mar 15, 2018Timing scab sprays can be a bit tricky every spring, says Andrew Sawyer in his most recent installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast. You want to catch trees when […]

Florida Pecans: Battling Scab in the Panhandle

🕔Sep 22, 2017Pecans are grown throughout the Panhandle of Florida. The western side of the Panhandle tends to be acreage dedicated to home gardeners, while the eastern counties have more commercial acreage. […]

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