Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Pecan Herbicide Injury

It is the time of year when row-crop farmers declare war on the many weed species that infest their crop. The month of May is the time for many preemerge herbicides to be applied. May is also the time that pecan trees are setting their blooms and beginning their reproductive…
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Pecan Pest Problems

Pecan scab is really gracing its presence on our pecan crop. I have received several calls from homeowners asking “what are those black spots on my pecans.” These black spots are more than likely pecan scab, the most costliest and serious disease of pecans. From a commercial standpoint, growers must…
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