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  • Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA pecan specialist  shares some information on pecan fungicide schedule and pecan tariffs. I have had many requests to provide a pecan fungicide schedule example for 2018. Not much has changed from previous years with the exception of the use of phosphite alone in one of the early sprays. I list it…

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  • There will be a pecan beginners course held in Tifton on April 18 starting at 9:00am. It is $10 for preregistration and $15 at the door if there are spots available. The capacity of this course is 300 people. Here is the link where you can find more information and the link to register. https://site.extension.uga.edu/pecan/2017/02/2017-pecan-beginners-course/…

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  • The Georgia Pecan Growers Association is hosting a pecan meeting at the Lowndes County Extension Office on Thursday, January 12. It will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon with lunch being served at noon. If you are interested in attending please contact Janice Dees with the Georgia Pecan Growers Association at 229-382-2187 so they…

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  • There will be a pecan pruning clinic on January 19th at 10:00 am in Brooks County. The meeting will cover information related to the pruning of young pecan trees and planting demonstrations. Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan specialist will be demonstrating pruning techniques and available to answer questions related to pecan planting &/or production.  This…

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  • Below is an update from UGA Extension Pecan Specialist, Dr. Lenny Wells about Stuarts concerning delayed nut opening. The biggest concern right now for most pecan growers is the delay in ‘Stuart’ shuck split. I have had many calls asking “Will these nuts ever open”? For the most part, yes they will. The delay in…

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  • Now is the time to collect and send off pecan leaves for nutrient analysis. It is recommended to collect the samples from July 7th to August 7th. Below are the instructions on how to sample from the UGA Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories. While you are in the field, it may be a good idea to…

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