A pecan tree uprooted and laying flat on the ground after a hurricane.

Research grant aims to improve hurricane guidelines for pecan growers in Georgia

NEWTON, Georgia—In a significant development for rural communities in Georgia, the University of Georgia and The Jones Center at Ichauway were awarded a research grant to help pecan growers reduce risk from hurricanes. The one-year study aims to improve hurricane mitigation guidelines for pecan growers and understand how hurricane risk changes with tree size and orchard placement. In the...

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