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Late Season Pecan Considerations

Aug 2, 2022 | Written by Lenny Wells As we enter August shell hardening is upon us for Pawnee and other varieties are only a few days to weeks behind. This means that for Pawnee we are shifting from nut sizing to kernel filling. As a result there are two things to keep…
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Questions about pecans..

Pecan fungicide and insecticide applications have been frustrating due to uncooperative weather patterns. Below are some questions I have been getting from pecan growers. What about this leaf scorch and anthranose I keep on hearing about? I have had a couple growers bring in a couple leaf samples for diagnosis…
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Crunch Time for Scab Wells

For many growers, this post is stating the obvious, but it’s just a reminder to not to be caught off guard following our dry weather through June. We are currently in a highly critical period for scabprotection. The nuts are sizing very rapidly at the moment and within just a…
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A Short Crop Gets Shorter — Lenny Wells

Nov 11, 2021 | Written by Lenny Wells The never-ending array of challenges each pecan crop presents continues with the 2021 pecan crop. From the beginning this year’s crop has appeared late and short. The intermittently cold spring pushed budbreak back and greatly slowed the progression of foliage expansion, and thus flowering and…
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