UGA Pecan Extension

Pecan Beginners Course

The Pecan Beginners Course will be held on April 16, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. See agenda below. Pre-Registration = $10. Day-of Registration at door = $15 Register here Beginner’s Pecan Production Course 9:00       Welcome                                                                                       9:10       Cost of Pecan Production                                                                        Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture 9:30      …
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INSECT UPDATE: AMBROSIA BEETLES

This is our first insect update for this year. It is about that time when we need to be reminded about ambrosia beetles. Why should you be concerned about these beetles? These tree boring beetles (Figure 1) attack many trees in the southeast including pecans. Although trees can recover from…
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Growers Must Adapt to An Evolving Pecan Industry

This has been a year for a lot of sobering thought for Georgia pecan growers. We’ve had to deal with a lot. Trade wars, scab pressure, catastrophic storms, and perhaps most frustrating of all, depressed prices in the wake of losing half the state’s pecan crop. The storm is one…
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2019 County Pecan Production Meetings

Our schedule of county pecan production meetings for 2019 is found below: Jan 31                   Toombs/Montgomery/Truetlen County Feb 5                    Mitchell Feb 6                    Appling Feb 12                  Grady Feb 13                   Colquitt Feb 14                 …
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Where Do We Go From Here?

I’ve had a lot of questions recently about the long-term effects of the Hurricane on our pecan trees and the pecan crops we can expect in the next few years. Until recently our state has not had to endure the after-effects of a direct hit by a major hurricane. The…
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