Pecans

Profitability of ‘Lakota’ pecan analyzed

The top concern on growers’ minds right now is reducing the cost of production. In the Southeast, over 12% of the variable cost of production comes from the cost of fungicide to control pecan scab. ... more »

Pecan yields good, demand strong in Mississippi

Despite the weather challenges of 2020, most Mississippi pecan producers expected a good yield. However, a wet spring and late-summer drought in 2020 could mean nut loss and lessened nut quality fo... more »

Select scab-resistant pecan varieties for home orchards

Pecans and pecan trees are quintessential parts of the southern diet and landscape, although, as reflected by its scientific name, Carya illinoinensis, the pecan tree’s native range extends beyond ... more »

Texas pecan industry member Jimmy Lampman dies at age 74

Texas pecan industry member, Jim Lampman of DeLeon, Texas, died Dec. 26. Following is Mr. Lampman's obituary: Jimmy Lampman, 74, of De Leon, passed peacefully from this life and entered a perfec... more »

Georgia county pecan production meetings to be virtual

As a result of COVID-19, University of Georgia Pecan Extension will be forced to hold virtual rather than in-person pecan production meetings this year. "I know this comes as a disappointment to ma... more »

Ag Stats bulletin: New Mexico No. 1 nationally in pecan production

Are you curious about where New Mexico pecan production ranks nationally? Have you ever wondered how many acres of chile are grown in New Mexico? Do you want to become more educated about New Mexico a... more »

Pecan growers work to overcome early ice storm

Pecan growers in southwest, central and north-central Oklahoma as well as northwest Texas are facing yet another challenge. Growers looking to start harvest soon are faced with the task of cleaning up... more »

UGA to begin new pecan variety trials in southeast Georgia

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 of Agricultura... more »

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