UGA Pecan Extension

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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Storm Cleanup Assistance & Ambrosia Beetle Activity

South Georgia has been hit pretty hard yet again by several rounds of storms which spawned multiple destructive tornadoes. In addition to the many homes destroyed, pecan orchards have taken a hit from these storms leaving growers with many trees down and limbs broken. Growers with damage to their orchards need…
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Pruning Young Trees

We’re headed into my least favorite time of year. When I was younger I enjoyed cold weather a lot more than I do now. The crop is about done, deer season is over, football is almost over, I’m not much of a basketball fan, and baseball won’t be starting up for…
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