pecan

Pruning young pecan

The first four years are important for setting tree structure. more »

New varieties in pecan, almond and walnut

Tree varieties continue to be improved and selected for specific traits. more »

Texas A&M hosts ‘Growing pecans in South Central Texas’

This evening event will cover choosing varieties, establishing trees and managing pests, in addition to featuring a pecan competition of the counties' grower submissions. more »

LSU Extension agent spots uncommon hickory horned devil caterpillar in pecan

This non-venomous, startling-looking caterpillar has an appetite for young pecan leaves, but seldom causes significant damage. more »

Late season considerations in pecan

Pawnee is entering shell hardening, with a few other varieties following behind. It's time to start moving focus from fungicides to irrigation for kernel fill. 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 »

Toothpicks in the trees

Protect young pecan trees from ambrosia beetle’s telltale sign. more »

Water split and crop progress in pecan

This growing season has been abnormally wet for some pecan growing regions, and water split could bear the blame for recent nut drop. more »

UGA pecan expert gives scab outlook

Recent daily rainfall for most of Georgia's pecan-growing region is making it an "apocalyptic year" for pecan scab, especially during critical shell hardening. more »

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