Texas Field Reports: Mostly Good Week for Field Work, Planting

🕔Mar 26, 2019Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service district reporters compiled the following summaries: Central – Fields and pastures dried out and temperatures were normal. Good weather conditions allowed much of the planted […]

California Walnuts: Genome Deciphering – Better Varieties Coming?

🕔Mar 26, 2019California produces 99 percent of the walnuts grown in the United States. New research could provide a major boost to the state’s growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it […]

Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference, Tifton, March 26-27

🕔Mar 19, 2019Just a reminder that the Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference will be held March 27, 2019 at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton. The agenda and other information can […]

Texas Field Reports: Too Dry or Too Wet, Soil Moisture Levels Delay Planting

🕔Mar 12, 2019Despite soggy conditions delaying crop plantings in large swaths of the state, many areas are still contending with dry to drought conditions, according to the Texas state climatologist. Dr. John […]

Texas Field Reports: Early Bloom Leaves Fruit Orchards Exposed to Late Freeze

🕔Feb 20, 2019Conditions are set for Texas fruit producers to have a bumper year if early blooms can avoid a major freeze before consistent warm weather sets in, said a Texas A&M […]

Georgia Pecans: Pruned Trees – Taking a Look a Year Later

🕔Feb 15, 2019Last year we focused on pruning our newly planted pecan trees. Don’t underestimate the importance of pruning young pecan trees in order to train their growth. I have some pictures of trees […]

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. […]

Texas: Pecan Weevils – Verifying Damaged Nuts

🕔Feb 12, 2019Pecan weevil is one of the most important nut infesting insects of pecan and as such this insect is not only a producer issue but also a state and industry […]

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 […]

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