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Pecan Production 101

Pecan is an important crop in the Southern Great Plains. Recent USDA crop statistics report 175,542 acres of pecans in Texas and 141,765 acres in Oklahoma, with the majority of the acreage consisting...
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How to Do a Perc Soil Test for Fruit and Pecan Production

A percolation (perc) test is a soil test used to determine the adsorption of water into the soil. The perc test is also very important in agriculture because soil drainage can affect production of crops, including fruits and pecans.

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From Pecans to Cattle, Kenneth Sees It All

A Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture had a busy July on the job. Kenneth Watkins had to balance his research projects with pecan and cattle conferences and more.

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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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Improving Pecan Profitability With Marketing Strategies

Pecan growers who have successfully managed their crops can take their operations to the next level by learning alternative ways of marketing their pecans to increase the potential profits. This workshop will explain how you can market your pecan crop outside of the wholesale market and how the sheller/accumulators determine the price they are paying for your pecans.