Southeast

How late are Stuarts?

With Stuart variety's open-stop-open-stop shuck split pattern, it may seem delayed this year. Following similar behavior in 2016, both years have something in common: drought during kernel fill. more »

Don’t fail to keep trees hydrated during nut maturity/shuck split

Even though the kernels have filled and the crop is about made, it's important to continue irrigating to ensure normal shuck split and avoid problems. more »

Reporting losses and submitting applications for natural disaster assistance

Tools and help are available for growers experiencing crop losses and damage due to natural disaster. Timelines vary by program. more »

Anthracnose in Georgia pecans

Many varieties confirmed with anthracnose this year are high-input varieties, which received pre-pollination sprays. But why are growers seeing widespread anthracnose at this time? more »

Controlling bermudagrass in newly planted pecan orchards

Bermudagrass is a complex weed to manage, spreading by the production of rhizomes, and making growers limited to post-emergent herbicides for control. more »

To spray or not to spray late season insects in pecan

Since pecans are so close to harvest, growers need to pay close attention to the pre-harvest intervals of insecticides. more »

Georgia pecan crop needing some sunshine

Solar radiation levels were, for some locations, half of what they should have been, perhaps limiting the tree's ability to finish out kernel fill. more »

SUSTA offering export webinar on navigating European certifications

Southern growers interested in European export will learn which certifications are necessary and how to get them. more »

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