When you live in Oklahoma or Texas, drought management should never be far from your mind.
Certainly it is important to have adequate water to translocate nutrients and cool the plant. However, without adequate sunlight intensity, the pecan tree cannot capture the energy necessary to fill its pecans.
Mistakes are commonly made when producers face a drought, we've outlined some helpful hints.
To maintain profitable operations in today's volatile times all agricultural producers must remain flexible. They must delay final production decisions as they gather and assess information from throughout the world that affects the profitability of their enterprises.
The basic management principles that enable us to survive bad times are the same as those that enable us to thrive in the good times.