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It’s Time for Pecan Leaf Tissue Sampling

Pecan growers, it’s that time again. Following is some timely information and instruction on pecan tissue sampling from Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist. Following are the steps for taking leaf samples: Collect 50-100 middle-pair of leaflets from the middle leaf of this year’s growth (See figure above). Use terminal shoots…
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Pecan Fungicide Program Example for 2020

Below are some example fungicide programs in pecan for highly/moderately susceptible varieties from Dr. Lenny Wells The important thing to remember is to rotate chemistries and use the fungicides to their strengths. Group 3 + Group 11 materials are excellent on leaf scab when combined and work well on nut scab…
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Farm Recovery Block Grants – Enrollment Begins Next Week

Enrollment opens on March 18, 2020 and closes on April 8, 2020. Following is information from the Georgia Department of Agriculture. The link to access application and information is: farmrecovery.com. The Georgia Department of Agriculture will begin accepting online applications for the $347 million in block grant funds on March…
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Planting Pecan Tree Demonstration

Attached is a video demonstration on how to best plant pecan trees from Dr. Lenny Wells (UGA Pecan Specialist) and some key points to remember. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoY49JQwm2A&feature=youtu.be   Key points to remember: 1-Prune lateral roots to 3-4″ 2-Prune the taproot to 2 ft in length. The taproot on the tree in…
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2020 Commercial Pecan Spray Guide

To pecan growers and anyone interested, attached you will find the 2020 UGA Commercial Pecan Spray Guide made available to you. Please call us with any questions you may have or if we can offer assistance in any way. Here is the pdf: 2020 Pecan Spray Guide Here is also…
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