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11/08/18 - Georgia pecan farmers struggling with low market prices 10/18/18 - Georgia farmers face more than $2 billion in losses from Hurricane Michael 10/16/18 - Hurricane Michael leaves mark on Georgia's pecan industry 03/21/18 - UGA Extension study shows impact of herbicides on pecan trees 02/22/18 - Georgia's pecan producers need to scout for pests like the Asian ambrosia beetle 02/01/18 - Pecan farmers should prune now 01/16/18 - Georgia pecan yields estimated between 90 million and 100 million pounds 12/18/17 - Blogs an effective communication tool for Extension agents 11/15/17 - UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells optimistic about crop yields 11/08/17 - UGA Extension pecan specialist believes cover crops are valuable additions to pecan orchards 09/15/17 - Irma destroys an estimated 30 percent of Georgia's pecan crop 09/08/17 - Hurricane Irma could have devastating impact on Georgia's pecan crop 08/29/17 - UGA-Tifton to host annual Georgia Pecan Growers Association Field Day Sept. 7 04/26/17 - High startup costs can be a barrier to pecan production 04/13/17 - Lenny Wells' pecan book covers history of crop and its popularity in the South 03/21/17 - Beginners Pecan Production Course scheduled for April 18 02/08/17 - Highlights of pecan season include favorable prices, high yields 10/27/16 - Southeast Georgia farmers still assessing damage from Hurricane Matthew 09/21/16 - High optimism for Georgia's pecan crop 05/26/16 - Appearance of flower blooms an encouraging sign for Georgia pecan growers 04/19/16 - Pecan production becoming more popular in Georgia 03/01/16 - Upcoming pecan production workshop geared towards beginning farmers 01/07/16 - Warm and wet December worries peach, pecan and blueberry farmers 01/06/16 - UGA research trials show that added nitrogen is not required for first-year pecan trees 12/21/15 - Extension-made traps take the guess work out of pecan weevil control in Dougherty County 11/24/15 - UGA pecan specialist fears Georgia's pecan crop will not meet early projections 10/07/15 - UGA Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells optimistic about this year's crop 07/01/15 - Pecan blog useful tool in UGA reaching growers across the world 04/09/15 - UGA Extension to host grafting clinic for pecan farmers 01/12/15 - Georgia pecan crop lacking in size 10/28/14 - UGA Extension specialist optimistic about Georgia's pecan crop 03/18/14 - Rain, disease limited Georgia's 2013 pecan crop 12/19/13 - Georgia pecan crop in worse shape than originally feared 10/30/13 - Pecan crop hurt by summer rainfall 10/31/12 - Georgia pecan crop early but good; prices still low for farmers 11/18/10 - China's demand pushes pecan prices to historic highs 08/26/10 - Georgia pecan, tobacco farmers eye unexpectedly good crops 11/15/09 - Soggy summer dampens Georgia pecan harvest 04/14/09 - Fewer nuts could equal more money for pecan farmers 04/09/08 - Right variety, timing key to backyard pecans 01/16/08 - New pecan offers big nuts, disease resistance 11/28/07 - Plentiful but pricey this season 08/09/07 - Surprise: Georgia pecan crop may be best in years 04/12/07 - Wintry spring weather waylays Georgia crops 02/22/07 - Growing home pecans as much an art as a science 08/09/06 - Georgia pecan harvest could be smallest in years 03/09/06 - Early planting decisions important to pecan trees 09/29/05 - Problems plague backyard pecan trees in Georgia 09/27/05 - Georgia growers eyeing nation's top pecan harvest 11/04/04 - Pecan farmers see high prices for meager crop 09/23/04 - One-two tropical punch tough on Georgia farmers 09/09/04 - Frazzled by Frances, farmers anxiously eyeing Ivan 10/08/03 - Georgia pecan crop good, less than expected