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Update for the Week – January 29, 2021

We are well into the meeting season, although the format is different this time. There are still opportunities to register and/or attend Extension production meetings for cotton, peanuts, corn/soybeans, pecans, and vegetables. A couple scheduled for next week are: one on cotton and one on peanuts. Pesticide credits are available…
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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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