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  • 2008
  • August

Determining Pecan Tree Values

How much is a pecan tree worth? This question comes up often in Oklahoma and Texas, and can arise for several reasons. To help fill this information gap, several agricultural consultants at the Noble Research Institute created a pecan valuation fact sheet entitled "Assessing the Value of Pecan Trees."
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  • 2016
  • May

Sprayer calibration promotes safe, effective pesticide use

Resources are available to help properly calibrate boom, boomless and air blast sprayers.
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  • 2013
  • January

Techniques help establish gardens, orchards in clay soil

If you are struggling to garden on tight, poorly drained clay soils or want to establish an orchard or garden on clay soils, don't despair. Many techniques can be used to make clay soils more people and plant friendly.
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Assessing the Value of Pecan Trees

A set of plans provides detailed instructions for constructing a portable end wall for use with the Noble Research Institute 14-foot-wide by 7-foot-high portable polypipe high tunnel hoop house. With...
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Orchard/Air Blast Sprayer Calibration

Orchard, or air blast, sprayers are the most common pieces of equipment used to apply foliar insecticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators and foliar nutrients to tree crops. In order to apply...
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  • 2011
  • April

Profitability of Irrigated Improved Pecan Orchards

The number of acres of irrigated improved pecan orchards has been increasing throughout the Southern Great Plains. These orchards offer diversification from other typical agricultural activities in the region, and producers have shown a growing interest in pecan information.
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How to Take a Pecan Leaf Test

It is critical to accurately measure the nutrient needs of pecan trees for successful orchard management. Leaf tissue can serve as an indicator of both limiting and excess nutrients. Charles Rohla,...
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  • 2018
  • January

Plan on Pruning Your Fruit Trees

Will Chaney, senior research association, discusses when and why you should prune fruit trees as well as different ways to train tree branch growth.

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  • 2018
  • February

Pecan Management Calendar: February to April

Pecan growers should develop a plan for preparing for and addressing tasks throughout the year. Will Chaney, a senior research associate in pecan management systems, outlines activities for February, March and April.

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  • 2018
  • March 2018

How to Identify and Control Pecan Phylloxera

Pecan phylloxera is an insect that can cause significant damage if ignored or treated incorrectly in pecan orchards.

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