Wilcox County Ag

Pecans Not Opening?

Last week, I was asked about why some 6 year old Stuart and Desirable pecans may not open. There are always some odd issues we see each season, and most of them are induced by a pest or environmental issue months prior. Earlier this year, UGA Pecan Horticulturalist Dr. Lenny…
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Twig Girdler Pecan Damage

I was asked what could almost perfectly cut a branch of a young pecan tree. Looking at the trees and where they are planted, we thought about wildlife – deer. This is right on the Ocmulgee too, so they are everywhere. It turns out that it is insect damage. It’s…
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