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  • 2009
  • September

Annual Pecan Meetings Provide Educational Opportunities

I recently returned from both the Oklahoma and Texas Pecan Growers annual conventions. Both conventions offer growers educational opportunities, trade shows and a chance to network with some of the top producers in the industry.
  • Blog

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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  • 2010
  • December

Health Benefits of Pecans

Nuts have been a part of the human diet for countless ages. The first documented evidence of nut consumption occurred around 7,000 BC during the Stone Age. More recently, nuts have received a large amount of media attention as an emphasis on heart- healthy diets has spread.
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  • Legacy
  • 2016
  • Winter

Cracking Pecan's Problems

One of the first Americans to appreciate the flavor of pecans was George Washington, who planted the stately trees on the lawns of Mount Vernon in 1775. Yet true cultivation of the nuts wouldn't...
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  • 2012
  • May

Consider Pecan Management Decisions Over Coming Months

It is hard to believe that summer is almost upon us. This has the potential to be a heavy pecan crop year, if the drought has not hurt things too badly. To ensure a good crop, many management decisions need to be considered over the next few months, including proper fertilization and insect and disease control.
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  • 2016
  • November

Federal Pecan Marketing Order aims to stabilize market

In 2015, I wrote about the proposed Federal Marketing Order (FMO) for pecans. On May 6, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the order passed by an overwhelming majority of pecan...
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  • 2016
  • June

Scientific advancements provide pecan cultivar ID tools

A Noble Research Institute team has developed a DNA fingerprint for pecan that facilitates the identification of cultivars.
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