UGA Pecan Extension

Pecan Beginners Course Approaching

The Pecan Beginners Course is approaching soon. The event will be held April 18 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Registration is available here: Pecan Beginners Registration. See previous post for program agenda,etc.
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Budbreak Has Arrived

 Budbreak on ‘Cape Fear’ pecan, March 25, 2017 Budbreak has arrived in pecan orchards throughout Georgia. This puts our budbreak timing pretty close to last year thanks to the cooler weather of a couple of weeks ago. It seems that we narrowly missed serious damage from the freeze that occurred;…
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New Pecan Book

I’ve always loved books and have wanted to write one myself for a long time. They say, “write what you know”, so about six or seven years ago I started writing about pecans. The fascinating history of the pecan and its development into the commercial crop we know today is…
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Will This Week’s Cold Weather Hurt Pecan Trees?

The cold weather we’ve been fearing for a couple of weeks since it became apparent that some pecan trees would break bud really early will arrive this week. Forecasted temperatures for Wednesday night (March 15)/Thursday morning (March 16) are from 27-30 degrees as you move south from the Ft. Valley area…
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Warm Winter and Pecans

 Nursery tree leafing out 2/21/2017 Young pecan tree in orchard leafing out 2/21/2017 We haven’t had much of a winter this year. We’ve only had 4 days where temperatures dipped below freezing in Tifton and the average temperature since November has been 57 degrees as opposed to 55 degrees last…
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2017 Pecan Beginners Course

The Pecan Beginners Course will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. GA on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. There is a registration fee of $10 . Registration at the door will be $15 until we reach capacity of 300 people. Please pre-register so that we will have a…
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