In this Issue:
  • Battling Scab in Panhandle Pecan Trees
  • Pecan Field Day – September 12 – Monticello
  • Pecan Harvest Equipment Demonstration Video
  • Pecan Field Day Scheduled for Tuesday, October 4
  • Florida Deciduous Fruit and Nut Crop Acreage Estimates by County
  • Low-Input Sustainable Pecan Trial in North Florida
  • Pecan

    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, because they either grow them commercially, or have some planted on their farm for local …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/22/battling-scab-in-panhandle-pecan-trees/

    Pecan Field Day – September 12 – Monticello

    Harvest time is just around the corner for Florida pecan growers. Producers will meet in Monticello on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Jefferson County Extension Office for the annual field day and Pecan Growers’ Association meeting. If you’re a pecan grower, or just considering it, the morning’s topics and speakers will be a great …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/04/pecan-field-day-september-12-monticello/

    Pecan Harvest Equipment Demonstration Video

    The Texas Pecan Short Course is an annual, four day training offered by Texas A&M University. The short course teaches pecan orchard managers and prospective pecan growers how to plant, grow, harvest, and market pecans. A harvest equipment demonstration is one of the hands-on activities offered during this training. The following video that provides …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/17/pecan-harvest-equipment-demonstration-video/

    Pecan Field Day Scheduled for Tuesday, October 4

    North Florida Pecan Field Day  Tuesday, October 4 – 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy  155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351

    The 2016 Florida Pecan Field Day will provide the latest research information for commercial pecan growers. This is a free, sponsored event but we …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/08/19/pecan-field-day-scheduled-for-tuesday-october-4/

    Florida Deciduous Fruit and Nut Crop Acreage Estimates by County

    USDA Acreage Estimates of Deciduous Fruit and Nut Crops in Florida for 2002 and 2012

    Peter C. Andersen and Kevin R. Athearn

    Every 10 years USDA conducts a survey by county of the acreage of agricultural commodities for each state. Data for fruit and nut crops for 2002 and 2012 are …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/01/22/florida-deciduous-fruit-and-nut-crop-acreage-estimates-by-county/

    Low-Input Sustainable Pecan Trial in North Florida

    Traditionally, the southeastern United States, and particularly Georgia, was the major pecan producing region in the world. Within the last 20 years, the arid western states (mainly Arizona, Texas and New Mexico) have often produced about 50 percent of the pecans in the United States. The increased production of pecans in the arid west …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2013/12/13/low-input-sustainable-pecan-trial-in-north-florida/