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...
Battling Scab in Panhandle Pecan Trees

Battling Scab in Panhandle Pecan Trees

Pecans are grown throughout the Panhandle of Florida. The western side of the Panhandle tends to be acreage dedicated to home gardeners, while the eastern counties have more commercial acreage. Regardless, many in the agriculture community are interested in pecans,...