UGA Pecan Extension

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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Upcoming Pecan Meetings

Southeastern Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting, Destin, FL         Feb. 26-27, 2016 Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference, Perry, GA               March 30, 2016   2016 County Pecan Production Meetings Contact county extension offices for meeting locations —All meetings are at noon unless otherwise specified Jan  28: Cook County Feb 3: Mitchell Feb…
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Potential for Sprouting

Unfortunately, our potential for more quality issues has increased this week with the extended periods of rain and warm weather. Here we are in early November with temperatures still above 80 degrees following heavy rainfall and more rain expected in the forecast for the next several days. These conditions are…
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Pecan Prices

For growers who may want to know what prices to expect for their crop, check the following USDA website for prices in Georgia. Prices are updated each Tuesday and Thursday during the harvest season. http://search.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/tv_fv140.txt  
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