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What the Recent Freeze Means for Pecan Growers

Even though the lower canopy of many pecan trees lost a number of pecans due to the freeze, a healthy tree should still produce a few nuts in the lower canopy and a good crop in the upper canopy. 

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U.S. Pecan Growers Face Devastating Storms, Tariff Trouble

History has shown that the pecan industry is resilient, but the tariff trouble is proving to be just one hurdle the U.S. pecan industry needs to overcome. Thanks to recent storms, pecan growers now have bigger problems.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • April 2019

How to Identify and Control Pecan Nut Casebearer

There are more than 200 insects that feed on the roots, wood, foliage and nuts of a pecan tree. Of these insects, 17 are nut feeders, with one of the most important nut-infesting insect pests being the pecan nut casebearer (Acrobasis nuxvorella Neunzig).

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • December 2018

GAP Certification Helps Specialty Crop Growers Address Food Safety

The Food Safety Modernization Act has resulted in a spotlight on the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) program and its parallel for packers and processors, the Good Handling Practices (GHP) program. The purpose of these programs is to reduce, as much as possible, the chance of contamination on produce sold to consumers.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • December 2019

It Takes Two (or More): Understanding Pecan Tree Dichogamy

To succeed with pecan trees, it helps to understand the unique nature of how they flower and reproduce. Cross-pollination with the right combination of tree types is key.

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  • 2020
  • December 2020

Add Income With Pecan Truffles

Pecan truffles are culinary delicacies that may already be growing under your native or improved pecan trees.

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Noble Research Institute Senior Pecan Specialist given the Herman Hinrichs Pecan Citation Award

Charlie Graham was given the Herman Hinrichs Pecan Citation Award for his significant contribution to the Oklahoma pecan industry.

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Charlie Graham, Ph.D.

Charles J. “Charlie” Graham was raised on a farm in Anderson County, Texas. After college, Graham worked on diseases in cotton and Chile peppers at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. He...