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Spray Drones- Regulations and Operational Considerations

Here is an article by Dr. Simerjeet Virk UGA Extension Precision Ag Specialist speaking about drone use in agriculture. Until now, drones have been primarily used for crop monitoring – especially scouting – in agriculture. However, with recent advancements in aerial application technology and the weather challenges limiting timely pesticide…
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Late Season Considerations

Here is an article by Lenny Wells giving some pointers for pecans going into the late season. As we enter August shell hardening is upon us for Pawnee and other varieties are only a few days to weeks behind. This means that for Pawnee we are shifting from nut sizing…
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Nut Curculio

Here is an article written by Dr. Lenny Wells speaking on nut curculio. You may notice some nut drop in your orchards at this time. This can occur for a number of reasons, including rainfall after a long hot,dry period and natural drop on certain varieties. One thing we are…
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Snails in Pecan Orchards

I have received some calls lately about the presence of snails in some pecan orchards. Here is an article by Dr. Lenny Wells speaking on what is to be done. In recent days, we have heard several reports of snails associated with young irrigated pecan trees. They have been seen…
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