pecans

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 »

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 »

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 »

Texas Pecan Board schedules election for 3 at-large members

Nominations forms are available now, and elections will be held Oct. 28, 2022. 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 »

Smaller Oklahoma pecan harvest expected this fall

Yields are inconsistent across the region, but native pecan growers may see smaller yields since they don't have the ability to irrigate. more »

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