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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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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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Pecan Tree Grafting: Four- flap (Banana) Graft, "American Method"

Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a four-flap (or "banana") graft on a pecan tree seedling.
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Weed Management in Pecans

An effective weed management program is a necessary part of any pecan production enterprise. Weeds compete with pecans for water and nutrients, and may have allelopathic effects on pecan growth....
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Pecan Grafting: Texas Inlay Bark Graft, "American Method"

Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a Texas inlay bark graft on a pecan tree seedling.
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Growth Potential

More and more, farmers and ranchers are planting pecan orchards, hoping to grow a brighter financial future. In support of the pecan growers, Charles Rohla, Ph.D., builds on more than 30 years of pecan research tradition at the Noble Research Institute, studying ways to maximize the wonder nut's production and developing more effective management strategies.
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The Pecan

Since purchasing the Red River Farm (Love County, Okla.) in 1973, the Noble Research Institute has been engaged in pecan research and now manages more than 450 acres of pecan trees. How much do you know about this popular Southern delicacy?
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March 26 to April 1: Georgia Pecans, Louisiana Tall Fescue and Oklahoma Cattle

The researchers traveled the country this week in their quest to advance agriculture. Here's a few quick views of what they were up to. Follow #everyNoblestory on Instagram and Twitter to see the...
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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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