Pecans

Georgia pecans damaged by Hurricane Idalia

Hurricane Idalia damaged south Georgia crops. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) has released information on how the hurricane and tropical storm, which made landfall in the Big Bend area ... more »

Georgia pecan groves reported damaged from Hurricane Idalia

Growers throughout the Southeast are assessing potential damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, which rolled through northern and western Florida and southern Georgia in late August. Initial reports st... more »

Hurricane Idalia forces rescheduling of southeast Georgia pecan field day

Hurricane Idalia, which was brewing in the Gulf of Mexico the week of Aug. 28, has forced University of Georgia Extension personnel to reschedule the Southeast Georgia Pecan Fall Field Day. The eve... more »

Higher U.S. pecan production forecast, major states to see declines

Pecan production for 2023 is expected to increase overall, from 307 million pounds in 2022 to 322 million pounds in 2023.   While overall production is predicted to rise, production in ... more »

G&R’s Pam Dasher, pecan, Vidalia onion grower, dies

Pam Durrence Dasher, a third-generation Vidalia sweet onion grower and co-owner of G&R Farms in southeast Georgia, has died. She was 79. Dasher died on July 24. Funeral services are scheduled f... more »

Georgia pecan growers vote to continue pecan commission assessment

Georgia’s pecan growers have voted to continue funding the Georgia Pecan Commission through grower assessments. In balloting that was conducted from May 1-30, the Peach State’s pecan growers ap... more »

2023 Pecan Crops

A Q&A discussing harvest and postharvest considerations ... more »

Georgia, Southeast counties named disaster areas after March freeze

The United States Department of Agriculture has declared 18 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. The disaster declaration follows March freezes that damaged Georgia’s peach and pec... more »

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