Georgia Pecan Commission launches summer projects

The Georgia Pecan Commission is turning the heat up this summer with media relations and a new website design. During Heart Awareness Month in February, registered dietitian Kim Beavers, host of Eating Well with Kim, discussed Georgia Pecans and the Commission on Augusta, Georgia, television station CBS 12 (WRDW). Beavers whipped up a Georgia Pecan...

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A walnut sphinx caterpillar crawls along a branch as it feasts on pecan leaves.

Defoliating caterpillars are active in Texas

Unfortunately it looks like the Texas pecan crop will be light this year and during this type of season it is hard for producers to invest any more money than they have too. However, tree health has to be maintained and in some cases this means having to treat for any pest or disease that...

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Informative Orchard Tour Launches TriState Event

Those attending the Tri-State Pecan Conference in Mississippi, June 13-14, who were willing to brave the heat and humidity, were treated to a very informative orchard tour as the starting point of this annual meeting of Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas grower groups. Assembling near Raymond, Mississippi, on June 13 for tours, the attendees started at...

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