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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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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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Assessing the Value of Pecan Trees

It is the intent of this publication to provide methodology that appraisers, tax preparers and other interested parties can use in determining the value of pecan trees. View Publication
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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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Pecan Management Calendar

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 the year.

  • Annual Report
  • 2018

Building On Tradition

Tim Montz and family continue growing their pecan business after nearly 40 years.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2012
  • February

Shaping Up Pecans with Irrigation

Installation of an irrigation system is one of the most important steps in establishing a new pecan orchard. Water is critical to produce healthy trees capable of optimal fruit production.
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