UGA Pecan Extension

Upcoming Pecan Meetings

Southeastern Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting, Destin, FL         Feb. 26-27, 2016 Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference, Perry, GA               March 30, 2016   2016 County Pecan Production Meetings Contact county extension offices for meeting locations —All meetings are at noon unless otherwise specified Jan  28: Cook County Feb 3: Mitchell Feb…
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Potential for Sprouting

Unfortunately, our potential for more quality issues has increased this week with the extended periods of rain and warm weather. Here we are in early November with temperatures still above 80 degrees following heavy rainfall and more rain expected in the forecast for the next several days. These conditions are…
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Pecan Prices

For growers who may want to know what prices to expect for their crop, check the following USDA website for prices in Georgia. Prices are updated each Tuesday and Thursday during the harvest season. http://search.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/tv_fv140.txt  
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Pecan Nut and Kernel Quality

Based on the concern generated by my last post I wanted to clarify the differences in some of the potential harvest season issues with pecan quality. The kernel rot discussed in the last post is an apparently new and separate issue from what we have seen in the past. Since…
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Potential Problems with Kernel Quality

The crop has progressed well and has looked good overall to date. But, it appears that as the early maturing varieties are harvested and others are nearing harvest, we are seeing some issues with the kernels of some varieties. There are a few non-filled kernels or “pops” out there, which…
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