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    Florida Pecans: Orchard Establishment FAQs Jan 20, 2021

    🕔Jan 20, 2021
    Whether you are starting an orchard or planting a few pecan trees to diversify your small farm, there are a number of things you should consider first such as recommended […]

    Georgia Pecans: Profitability of ‘Lakota’ Cultivars Jan 14, 2021

    🕔Jan 14, 2021
    The top concern on growers’ minds right now is reducing the cost of production. Here in the Southeast, over 12% of the variable cost of production comes from the cost […]

    Georgia: UGA to Begin New Pecan Variety Trials in Southeast Georgia Aug 27, 2020

    🕔Aug 27, 2020
    University of Georgia faculty will begin a series of pecan trials this winter to help identify better management practices for growers. New pecan trees will be planted at UGA College […]

    Georgia Pecans: New Variety Trials to Begin in Southeast Georgia Aug 26, 2020

    🕔Aug 26, 2020
    University of Georgia faculty will begin a series of pecan trials this winter to help identify better management practices for growers. New pecan trees will be planted at UGA College […]

    Pecans: Impact of Hurricane Wind on Trees Depends on Variety Nov 5, 2018

    🕔Nov 5, 2018
    The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. Pecan trees are not well adapted to withstand hurricane force winds. Ironically, the best maintained […]

    Georgia Pecans: What Pollinator Should You Plant? Jan 30, 2018

    🕔Jan 30, 2018
    A 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 […]

    North Florida Pecan Cultivar Evaluation Trial Update Dec 1, 2017

    🕔Dec 1, 2017
    The 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: Quantities of Avalon Variety Likely to Be Low This Spring Apr 7, 2017

    🕔Apr 7, 2017
    Growers who are anxious to buy large quantities of the newest pecan cultivar, ‘Avalon,’ will likely be disappointed as supplies are low, according to University of Georgia pecan breeder Patrick […]

    Kansas Pecans: Dooley, Hirschi Crops Destroyed by Scab Oct 12, 2015

    🕔Oct 12, 2015
    Thirty years ago, the Dooley pecan cultivar was the nut prized for home consumption by all the workers at the Pecan Experiment Field. Although not a large nut, Dooley shells […]

    Kansas Pecans: Avoid Grafting Mandan Varieties Jun 8, 2015

    🕔Jun 8, 2015
    Mandan is a relatively new pecan cultivar that, on paper, looks perfect for northern pecan growers. In past blog posts, I have voiced my concerns about this cultivar in terms […]

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