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  • Please read below from the Dr. Lenny Wells and the UGA Pecan blog about a new fungicide for pecan management in 2020. It’s too late to help us for this year, but there is a new fungicide labeled for pecans that provides a totally new chemistry for us to use in our arsenal of weapons […]

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  • Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day – September 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (from Georgia Peanut & Cotton Commission press release) The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will […]

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  • Please read below from Dr. Lenny Wells on the details of pecan growers being eligible for Market Facilitation Program. “As a result of the detrimental effect of the current trade war and tariff situation with China, pecan growers are eligible for participation in the 2019 Market Facilitation Program, a USDA program recently announced as part […]

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  • Read below on timing for pecan leaf tissue sampling and analysis from Dr. Lenny Wells (UGA Pecan Extension Specialist). Leaf sampling is the most important tool pecan growers have for determining their fertility needs. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with competitive uptake between nutrients in the soil,  leaf […]

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  • Pecans After The Rain

    Please read below for an update on pecans after the rain from Dr. Lenny Wells. This blog post is in regards to previous long hot and dry conditions and getting a rain after that.  “Following the long drought/heat wave we had in May, you will likely see some leaf drop now that we have had […]

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  • Written below is from the UGA Pecan Team blog and if interested here is the link to the website for all pecan related updates. https://site.extension.uga.edu/pecan/ We have some very high temperatures in the forecast for the next several days. With this in mind, I wanted to provide some irrigation suggestions. The irrigation schedule below is […]

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  • Attached is from Dr. Lenny Wells on herbicide program for 1-2 year old trees. Herbicide Program for Young Trees Trees 1‐2 Yrs: At budbreak: Glufosinate + Prowl H20 May/June: Glufosinate or Glyphosate or Paraquat + Flumioxazen (Tuscany, Chateau) August/September: Glufosinate or Glyphosate or Paraquat + Flumioxazen (Tuscany, Chateau)   Also attached is the 2019 Pecan […]

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