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UGA Pecan Newsletter Dec 22

Hello, The December 2022 edition of the UGA Pecan Newsletter is available by clicking the link below. Topics include pre emerge herbicides, winterizing your irrigation and low input variety update. If you have any questions please contact your local county Extension agent.
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Water Split is On The Way

Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Horticulturalist, discusses water split in pecan in his most recent blog post. This is just a reminder that given the recent rain and the stage the pecans are in, if you have not seen it already, you we will likely be seeing water stage fruit…
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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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