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Pecans on the ground on the UGA Tifton Campus in this 2013 photo. CAES News
Pecans on the ground on the UGA Tifton Campus in this 2013 photo.
Georgia Pecan Crop
Hurricane Irma, downgraded to a tropical storm when it entered the state, damaged about 30 percent of Georgia’s pecan crop, and the storm’s effects could linger into next growing season, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells.
The 'Paulk' variety is UGA's newest muscadine release. CAES News
The 'Paulk' variety is UGA's newest muscadine release.
New Muscadine Variety
The newly released University of Georgia ‘Paulk’ muscadine offers reliable yields for growers and bigger fruit for consumers.
A farmer plants onions using PlantTape technology. CAES News
A farmer plants onions using PlantTape technology.
PlantTape Technology
As Georgia Vidalia onion producers plant next year’s crop, they are transplanting the onions, or physically placing the plants into a hole dug in the ground. Farmers may soon be using a new method that literally rolls the plants into the soil.
Peaches hang from a Georgia tree in this 2009 file photo. CAES News
Peaches hang from a Georgia tree in this 2009 file photo.
Peach Crop
Cooler temperatures are needed this winter to avoid another disastrous peach season, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension County coordinator in Taylor and Peach counties. 
cracked pecans CAES News
cracked pecans
Pecans For Christmas
Mixed nut samplers, chocolate covered nuts, praline pecans and a variety of nutty baked goods are commonly given as gifts during the holidays. For some, the perfect gift might be a nut-producing tree — a gift that keeps on giving. 
Pecans being researched on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. CAES News
Pecans being researched on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014.
Pecan Harvest
Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is still optimistic about this year’s crop. He estimates yields ranging from 85 to 100 million pounds.
Crimson clover and rye grow together to form a cover crop in a research plot on the University of Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Georgia. CAES News
Crimson clover and rye grow together to form a cover crop in a research plot on the University of Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Georgia.
Pecan Cover Crops
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells recommends planting crimson clover, or a similar cover crop, in pecan orchards to supply much-needed nitrogen and build up organic matter in the soil.
UGA horticulture professor Marc van Iersel shows one version of a soil moisture sensor he tested. CAES News
UGA horticulture professor Marc van Iersel shows one version of a soil moisture sensor he tested.
Dooley Professorship
University of Georgia Professor Marc van Iersel and storied former University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley are teaming up to improve the state of horticulture in Georgia.
Lowndes County Extension Coordinator Jacob Price examines a satsuma tree in Lowndes County in 2015. CAES News
Lowndes County Extension Coordinator Jacob Price examines a satsuma tree in Lowndes County in 2015.
Satsumas
Southern Georgia farmers growing ‘Owari’ satsumas are on track to harvest a bountiful crop of the citrus fruit at this time next year, according to Jacob Price, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension coordinator and Agriculture and Natural Resources agent for Lowndes County.
Group of truffles. CAES News
Group of truffles.
Truffles
University of Georgia plant pathologist Tim Brenneman has studied the viability of truffles in the state’s pecan orchards for years. This winter, he will advance his research by introducing the European variety of truffles to Georgia pecan trees.