pecans

Update to the pecan federal register and voluntary standards

USDA is requesting all written public comments to be received by Jan. 17 regarding a "pecans received" handler form. more »

Texas Pecan Short Course registration open

This four-day event will cover the facets of planning, development and business, as well as the annual cycles of production. more »

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 »

Final pecan crop deliveries down for the year

The year-end numbers showed pecan deliveries from growers into the supply chain reached approximately 307 million pounds, down slightly from last year’s deliveries of 332 million pounds.  more »

Texas pecan production below average, demand remains strong

Pecan orchards in the Far West were showing good crop loads while trees in Central Texas were expected to provide below-average yields. more »

Don’t fail to keep trees hydrated during nut maturity/shuck split

Even though the kernels have filled and the crop is about made, it's important to continue irrigating to ensure normal shuck split and avoid problems. more »

Texas pecan production below average, demand remains strong

Drought and heat likely impacted some orchards, and 2022 was expected to be a below-average year due to last year's heavy crop. 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 »

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