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Pecan Field Day
The Southeast Georgia Pecan Field Day has been set for Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Parker Brothers Farm in Baxley. Sponsored by University of Georgia Extension, the field day is planned specifically for the growing number of pecan growers in the southeastern region of Georgia.
Prionus root borer larvae can chew through underground irrigation pipes. CAES News
Prionus Root Borers
A University of Georgia researcher is using two new traps and the beetle’s sex drive to trap and control the pest that damages the roots of pecan trees.
Pecans on the ground in an orchard on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Georgia Pecan Crop
Georgia’s 2013 pecan crop was not as plentiful as farmers hoped for, and one University of Georgia expert says this year’s crop could be even worse — if history repeats itself.
This picture shows cotton being picked at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
2014 Farm Bill
Georgia farmers can no longer bank on subsidized payments from the federal government.
Here's a look at some of the pecans being researched on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Pecan Breeding
Pecan scab — a fungal disease — reduced Georgia’s projected pecan crop by almost half this year. That’s extra motivation for Patrick Conner, who’s attempting to breed a scab-resistant pecan variety at the University of Georgia Tifton campus.
Pecans on the ground in an orchard on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Pecan Crop
The quality and quantity of Georgia’s 2013 pecan crop is in worse shape than originally feared.
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Pecan Production
Increased rainfall in the summer opened the door to disease and drastically lowered individual size and quantity of pecans produced in Georgia this year.
Zippy Duvall, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, left, talks with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at the International Agribusiness Conference and Expo in Savannah on Sept. 25. CAES News
Agricultural Exports
Two Georgia leaders are encouraging the exportation of agricultural products to foreign countries.
Katherine Stevenson, a plant pathologist, has been part of the University of Georgia since 1992. CAES News
Fungicide resistance
Gummy stem blight can be a tough foe for watermelon farmers to tackle. With the ability to cause lesions on leaves and turn stems into gooey mush, the plant disease can cripple watermelon production.