Mister Mangum’s Monkey Hoax: Farming’s First Viral Prank Still Echoes Jun 1, 2023

    🕔Jun 1, 2023
    A lie repeated 1,000 times becomes truth—at least in the eyes of the gullible. Agriculture history is filled with red herrings and snake oil, but the oft-told, outrageous claim of […]

    Trees For The Future: Developing Climate-Adapted Pecans Mar 27, 2023

    🕔Mar 27, 2023
    Georgia is the nation’s leading pecan-producing state — and University of Georgia researchers intend to keep it that way. Working with an international team of experts, four faculty from the […]

    Pecan Growers Look Forward To Increased Exports, Profits As India Reduces Tariffs Feb 13, 2023

    🕔Feb 13, 2023
    Georgia pecan growers are celebrating a huge win as India reduced tariffs on imported pecans by 70% last week following a decades-long effort to open that market for the popular […]

    State’s pecan yield is down, but quality is high in 2022 Nov 16, 2022

    🕔Nov 16, 2022
    RAYMOND, Miss. — Mississippi pecan producers faced a particularly challenging year with drought and then rain at the wrong time, but irrigated orchards are making a good crop. Eric Stafne, […]

    Oklahoma Pecans: Managing Sting Bugs and Leaffooted Bugs Oct 26, 2022

    🕔Oct 26, 2022
    As the pecan season starts to wind down, shuck-split and harvest is starting to take place in earlier maturing cultivars. A hot summer with lack of moisture has played havoc […]

    Georgia Pecans: Don’t Fail to Keep Trees Hydrated During Nut Maturity/Shuck Split Oct 6, 2022

    🕔Oct 6, 2022
    We were fortunate to dodge a bullet in the form of Hurricane Ian. Before the storm track began to take a more definite shape, growers turned off irrigation in their […]

    Georgia Pecans: To Spray or Not To Spray Late Season Insects Sep 27, 2022

    🕔Sep 27, 2022
    We’ve nearly reached the end of the season. Pawnee will likely be ready to shake by the middle or end of next week and we are nearing the end of […]

    Georgia Pecans: What to Know About Anthracnose Sep 27, 2022

    🕔Sep 27, 2022
    Anthracnose, bacterial leaf scorch, nutrient imbalance and mites are common causes of leaf scorch. Starting this July, we started seeing leaf scorch in our mature trees. When we see scorch, […]

    Texas AgriLife Receives $65Mln Grant to Expand Climate-Smart Practices Sep 22, 2022

    🕔Sep 22, 2022
    Texas A&M AgriLife Research is anticipating the largest competitive grant in the organization’s history, up to $65 million, to execute a five-year multi-commodity project to work with Texas’ large agricultural […]

    Georgia Pecans: Crop in Need of Sunshine Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    With the exception of some scab pressure throughout July, we’ve had pretty good growing conditions all season to this point and the appearance of the crop shows it. Growers have […]


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