UGA Pecan Extension

Prepare for Hurricane Michael Cleanup

As we all prepare for Hurricane Michael’s arrival we hope things do not turn out as bad as they appear. At this time, the storm’s forecast takes a direct route through the heart of Georgia’s major pecan production region as a hurricane or strong tropical storm when it arrives. In…
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Crop Maturity and Leaf Senescence

The 2018 pecan crop is virtually made. Every nut I have cut of every variety I have looked at over the last two weeks is full of kernel. By the middle of last week, in addition to Pawnee, which is about ready for harvest in many orchards, I was seeing…
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Scab and the Cost of Pecan Production in 2018

If nothing else, 2018 has been a wet year. As far as nut scab is concerned, the frequency of rainfall really starts to matter in June and its importance continues on through the rest of the season until shell hardening occurs (or shortly after shell hardening if you grow a…
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