Posts Tagged ‘pecan’

Pecan – Shellers

Q: I have more than fifty pounds of good looking pecans I picked up under my trees. Where can I get them shelled by machine? A: There are several companies scattered across Georgia who will shell your pecans for a...

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Pecan – Pollination

Q: A friend of mine in Savannah gave me several male and female pecan trees. Will they thrive here? How do I identify a male from a female tree? A: Pecans don’t have male and female trees. However, many pecan...

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Agricultural Heritage of Georgia

Georgia has always been a leader in agricultural production. We have a markedly varied climate, which allows for successful production of a wide range of fruits, nuts and vegetables. We have good transportation infrastructure, which permits shipping our produce easily...

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Pecan – Grafting (Topworking)

Q: My wife planted two pecan seeds that her sister gave her in 2000. The trees are now 12 and 18 feet tall. She has now heard that since they are not grafted that no pecans will not grow on...

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Pecan Weevil – Control

Q: We have two large pecan trees that are too large to spray. Every year the pecans have a small hole with a white worm in them. What can be done to prevent this? A: You have pecan weevils in...

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Pecans – Shipping

Q:  I want to send some pecans to friends and family out of state. Are there local companies that ship fresh pecans? A: Georgia leads the nation in pecan production and our farmers are justifiably proud of their crop. A...

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Pecan – Fertilizing

Q: I would like to know how to fertilize my pecan trees. I have two large trees and they have always produced more than I could ever use or even give away. A: I have strong memories of my Dad...

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Twig Girdler – Identification

Q: My property has many hardwood trees. I continually have to pick up short limbs with healthy green leaves. What is causing them to fall. A: If the trees are oak, pecan or hickory, the culprit is likely the twig...

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Pecan Phylloxera

Q: We have an enormous old pecan tree on our property. While planting some vegetables in mid-summer, we noticed some horrible looking leaves on the ground. We aren’t sure if it’s scab or something worse. Our main concern is if...

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