UGA Pecan Extension

Be On The Lookout for Asian Ambrosia Beetle

Georgia pecan growers have had major problems with Asian Ambrosia Beetles (AAB) over the last 2 to 3 years. One reason for this is the wet spring conditions we’ve had since 2013. UGA entomologist Will Hudson has had extensive experience with these insects in ornamentals in the past and has…
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Mycorrhizae: Not All Fungi Are Harmful

If you’ve planted pecan trees in the past you have probably noticed the fine, hair like structures on the root systems of some trees. These structures are highly valuable to the tree and can have a significant effect on its growth and overall health. Contrary to most plants, pecan roots…
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Beginner’s Pecan Production Course

Beginner’s Pecan Production Course April 11, 2016 UGA TIFTON CAMPUS CONFERENCE CENTER TIFTON, GA Please Contact Debbie Rutland @ 229-386-3424 to RSVP Refreshments & Lunch Provided 9:00        Welcome                                                                                            9:10        Cost of Pecan Production                                                                                             Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture 9:30        Pecan Varieties                                                                                                                                                                Patrick Conner, UGA Horticulture             10:15     Break 10:45     Pecan…
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Planting Time Is The Time To Think About Pollination

Historically, pollination has been overlooked when planting pecan orchards. The increased production you see from having the right pollinators in the right place is not always something you notice unless you have something to compare it to. The effects of poor pollination will also be more obvious in some years than others…
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