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 »

Heat has arrived for pecans, and problems come along with it

With the dramatic increases of summer temperatures, pecan trees in the Southeast are showing signs of stress. more »

Northeast Georgia pecan producers May workshop set

The half-day workshop will take place at a Sparta farm, and materials and lunch are provided. more »

Georgia Pecan Growers fall field day set

The September field day will be held at UGA-Tifton's research farm. More info will be announced soon. more »

Scab and fungicide spray schedule options in pecan

Georgia pecan growers may be ready to spray, but even with the rains, it still may be a little early. There are a few spray options, but the earlier the sprays start, the more there will have to be. more »

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 »

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 »

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