Georgia Pecans: Trees Dripping Honeydew

🕔Jun 22, 2018I got a call yesterday about honeydew dripping on the windshield. This is a sign of yellow aphids in pecan. Yellow pecan aphids are smaller of two species of yellow-tinted […]

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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Points To Remember As Summer Progresses – Podcast

🕔Jun 18, 2018Pecan pollination is mostly over, and it looks like the state has had a good pollination season to make up for last year’s crop. In this installment of his South […]

Georgia Pecans: Phylloxera/Shuckworm and Pecan Bud Moth

🕔Jun 14, 2018As what Dr. Wells posted last month, there have been reports on Phylloxera galls this season and I have seen them myself in a couple of orchards. Phylloxera outbreaks have […]

Texas Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Cantaloupe, Watermelons

🕔Jun 13, 2018Conditions have been ideal for cantaloupe and watermelon growers as the Fourth of July nears, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

Kansas: Pecan, Walnut Field Day, Chetopa, June 16

🕔Jun 8, 2018Pecan growers will have one last chance to learn from one of Kansas State University’s top experts in the field before he retires. The 2018 Kansas Walnut Council Field Day […]

Texas Field Reports: Crop, Cattle Conditions Declining

🕔Jun 5, 2018Emerging drought conditions could be problematic for Texas farmers and ranchers around much of the state as forecasts call for a hot, dry summer.   Dr. Curtis Adams, Texas A&M […]

Texas Field Reports: Some Rains Hit the Plains, but Mostly Dry

🕔May 30, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Daytime temperatures were high. Moisture was needed as dry conditions persisted and were stressing row crops and pasture land. Cotton fields […]

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 […]

Texas: Stiles Farm Field Day, Thrall, June 19

🕔May 23, 2018Feral hog trapping, soybean performance in the Blacklands, pecan tree management and the latest farm bill information will all be discussed at the Stiles Farm Field Day scheduled June 19 […]

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