Tattnall County Extension

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Effects of Hurricane Irma on Georgia Pecans

  September 13, 2017 Written by Lenny Wells–  Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma has become the most damaging wind event ever seen by the Georgia pecan industry. Roaring through Georgia on Monday with sustained winds of 20-40 mph and gusts reaching from 50-75 mph, Irma brought damage to virtually every pecan orchard in the…
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Vidalia Onion Production Meeting on Wed, Aug. 30

Save the date! Please save Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 12:00 noon on your calendars for the 2017 Vidalia Onion Production Meeting.  This will be our annual onion update with a sponsored lunch.  Agenda: New Center Rot Management discoveries Fungicide Rotations and what works best Onion Flavor Analysis from local…
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Do You See Pecans Falling?

We are getting calls about pecans falling on the ground.  This is something we see every year, and there’s not much you can do about it.  Some varieties are more prone to it than others.  We’ve had several calls about Sumners dropping nuts this year.  Check out Lenny Wells post…
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Pecan Update

Here’s 2 recent pecan updates from Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist, about Stuart trees and Late Pruning The Problem with Late Stuarts If you have spent any time in pecan orchards in Georgia over the last couple of weeks you have noticed budbreak progressing on most varieties with one particularly…
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