Georgia

University of Georgia hosts online small pecan producers workshop

Take a look at the growers association, the year in review and how to make the future more profitable for smaller producers. more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Crunch time for scab

It's a critical time for scab protection in pecan, particularly in areas seeing evening rainfall. more »

Nut curculio in pecan; Best to tolerate the damage if light

These weevil pests may appear in older orchards with a history of damage, but in fields with light damage, it may be best to tolerate it to prevent later aphid and mite infestations. more »

Irrigation guide for pecans during summer heat

Extreme temperatures in pecan regions have growers worried, but pecan trees can handle the heat better than expected. more »

Sen. Warnock highlights urgent need to address trade barriers, concerns impacting Georgia farmers

Barriers to international market access have exacerbated economic pressures for American farmers brought on by the pandemic and extreme weather events, undermining certainty for farmers and putting their profitability at risk. more »

Sen. Ossoff meets with India’s ambassador to the U.S., raises objection to high pecan tariffs

Responding to the needs of Georgia farmers, Ossoff also raised objections to India’s high tariffs on pecans, which are hurting Georgia farmers who export pecans to international markets. more »

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