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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1996
  • July

Two Story Agriculture - Pecans and Livestock

For decades, combined income from this 'double' use of the land has been known to make crucial land payments, buy school clothes, and shoo the bad wolf from the back door. As with any successful marriage, concessions and compromises between the two enterprises are occasionally necessary.
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  • Agricultural Testing Services

Agricultural Testing Services: Leaf Sampling

Reasons for Leaf Testing The most reliable indicator of pecan or fruit tree fertility is the foliage. A chemical analysis can save money on fertilizer, but the sample must be taken correctly and at...
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  • 2016
  • January

Balanced fertilization program supports pecan growth

Fertilization is just one pecan management practice that helps maximize crop production and provides optimal tree maintenance. Proper fertilization encourages growth of shoots and leaves, which is essential for increasing crop load and decreasing tree stress.
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  • 2012
  • July

Pecan Leaf Sampling

Nutrient management is essential for a successful pecan orchard or grove. With the high cost of fertilizer and the labor required for application, it is critical to accurately account for the nutrient needs of the tree for successful pecan management.
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  • 2005
  • February

The Pros and Cons of Backyard Pecan Production

The concept of growing a tree big enough to provide shade and produce delicious nuts is very appealing to homeowners. However, there are several challenges associated with growing pecan trees in an urban setting.
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  • One Noble Summer

Going "Nuts"

Growing up in southwest Oklahoma, I had little appreciation for pecans. My grandparents have a few trees on their place, and I remember them gathering pecans for Thanksgiving pecan pie when I was a child, but overall my perception of the industry was that it was small, perhaps nonexistent.

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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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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2007
  • September

Pecan Crop Predators

With the heavy crop load that most of us are seeing during 2007, there are major factors that producers need to consider this time of year. In the majority of orchards that I've been in during this summer, scab, a fungal disease, is a major problem. With all the rain this year, scab has appeared on trees that haven't been previously affected.
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  • 1999
  • April

The Importance of Sunlight in Pecan Production

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.
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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.