Pecan phylloxera update for Georgia

Wart-like galls on pecan leaves can be a sign of pecan leaf phylloxera, a pest that needs to be controlled at budbreak. more »

Freezing temperatures damage pecan trees in Georgia

Freezing temperatures combined with early budbreak don't bode well for trees. With some areas spared, threats of frost aren't over. more »

LSU shares pecan fertilization alternatives

Fertilizer prices are high, but pecan prices to growers aren't. Using cover crops and skipping an input year might be an option to make up the difference. more »

2022 Oklahoma spring pecan CEU workshop slated for March 24

Taking place in Shawnee, the free, one-day workshop will include information on record keeping, pest management, spray calibration and more. more »

Update for ambrosia beetle in Georgia pecans

Growers with previous ambrosia beetle infestations and those with young trees are encouraged to begin their spray programs. more »

Average temperatures not met in Georgia in 2021; precipitation up

Winter months were warmer than normal, and the spring and summer months were cooler than normal. This reversal in temperatures resulted in losses for growers. more »

Georgia Pecan Growers announce scholarship opportunity

Supporting students in pecan-growing regions of the state, Georgia Pecan Growers Association announced its 7th Annual Scholarship Award. more »

California Department of Insurance cracks down on farm labor contractor

After reporting no payroll in order to pay lower workers' compensation rates and other illegal activities, the labor contractor has been arraigned on 15 felony counts of insurance fraud, grand theft and tax evasion. more »

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