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Pecan Leaf Sampling

      Timely information from Lenny Wells.   Leaf sampling is the most important tool pecan growers have for determining their fertility needs. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with competitive uptake between nutrients in the soil,  leaf samples tell you the fertility…
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Pecan Nut Drop

Good information from Dr. Lenny Wells on Pecan nut drop – Its the time of year when a few insects may rear their heads and cause some nut drop in the orchards. I refer here mostly to nut curculio and hickory shuckworm. The nut curculio attacks immature pecans from late June…
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Pecan Update

Lots of good, timely information here from Dr. Lenny Wells – Fungicide Resistance Concerns –  Dr. Katherine Stevenson’s fungicide sensitivity testing program is a wonderful service for Georgia’s pecan growers and I would encourage all of our growers to take advantage of this opportunity. It is free to the grower…
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Abundance of Moisture has Adverse Effect on Pecans

Here are a couple of articles by Lenny Wells on the effect that the current abundance of moisture can have on this years’ Pecan crop. All the rain we’ve seen over the last few weeks has left many orchards with trees in standing water.  How might this affect the trees?…
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