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  • Newly Planted Tree Issues

    I’ve had a number of calls recently on newly planted trees either not leafing out just yet or the new shoots and leaves scorching. Anytime you have a newly planted tree that is struggling to leaf out, the proper thing to do is to cut it back more. This problem is most prominent where a…

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  • We want to welcome Andrew Sawyer, our new SE District Area Pecan Agent, to the UGA Pecan Team. Many of you already know Andrew as he has served as a county ANR agent in Thomas and Wilcox counties and also served as Wilcox county Extension Coordinator. Andrew’s first day on the job as Area Pecan…

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  • Thanks to everyone who attended the Pecan Beginners Class yesterday in Tifton. We hope the information presented was useful to all. The presentations from the event can be viewed at the link below: https://pecans.uga.edu/resources/presentations/pecan-beginners-classes.html  

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  • Herbicide drift injury is a problem many pecan growers unfortunately have to deal with each year. See the link below for a new pub on how to handle this situation and the appearance of damage symptoms from certain herbicides. https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/files/pdf/C%201146_1.PDF  

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  • I get requests each year to provide an example of a fungicide program for pecans. DMI/Stobilurin mixes include Absolute, Brixen, Custodia, Quilt, Top Gard EQ, and Amistar Top (used to be called Quadris Top). Use Amistar Top only during extreme pressure. You could also make your own DMI/Strobi mix, sometimes cheaper than you can buy…

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  • Just a reminder that the Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference will be held March 27, 2019 at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton. The agenda and other information can be found on the GPGA website here. In lieu of the Pre-Conference Ponder Farm orchard tour this year, we will have an open question and…

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  • 2019 County Meeting Programs

    See below for this year’s county pecan meeting presentations Acebes—Insects Brock—Disease Wells—General Managament

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