2019 Florida Pecan Field Day – October 3

2019 Florida Pecan Field Day – October 3

The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on October 3, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Highway, Monticello, Florida. All pecan growers are invited to attend....
Impact of Hurricane Winds on Pecan Varieties

Impact of Hurricane Winds on Pecan Varieties

Pete Andersen, Horticulture Specialist, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. Pecan trees are not well adapted to withstand hurricane...
Highlights from the 2018 Florida Pecan Field Day

Highlights from the 2018 Florida Pecan Field Day

This year’s UF/IFAS Florida Pecan Field Day took place on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Jefferson County Extension Office in Monticello, Florida. Extension specialists from Florida and Georgia provided growers from across the state with information about...
Fall Webworms Noticeable In Pecans As Summer Wains

Fall Webworms Noticeable In Pecans As Summer Wains

Bare limb tips and clusters of webbing in pecan trees are often the first sign that fall is right around the corner. This webbing is caused by clusters of the larvae of the Fall Webworm (Hyphantria cunea (Drury)) which is often also called Pecan Webworm. “Fall...