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  • 2018
  • August 2018

High-Tech Traps Are Worth the Investment

Feral hogs have plagued agricultural lands in Oklahoma for long enough that most landowners have adopted some sort of control strategy on their properties.

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  • 2018
  • August 2018

Pecan Management Calendar: August to October

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 August, September and October.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Calculate Your Pecan Losses With New Online Tool

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University developed the Pecan Loss Calculator to estimate the number of pounds and dollars lost as a result of pecan harvester inefficiency and wild pig rooting damage.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Pecan Management Calendar: November to January

From November to January, pecan producers should be continuing harvest and preparing for a new year in the orchard.

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  • 2018
  • November 2018

Wild Pigs Put Pecans at Risk, Research Learns More

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University initiated a study to investigate wild pig habitat use, ecology and damage within agricultural landscapes where pecans are actively grown and harvested.

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  • 2019
  • April 2019

How to Identify and Control Pecan Nut Casebearer

There are more than 200 insects that feed on the roots, wood, foliage and nuts of a pecan tree. Of these insects, 17 are nut feeders, with one of the most important nut-infesting insect pests being the pecan nut casebearer (Acrobasis nuxvorella Neunzig).

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  • 2019
  • April 2019

Scientists Explore Ways to Encourage Root Formation in Pecans, Legumes

Auxins, which are naturally found in plants, trigger root formation. Scientists are testing ways to improve how auxins are absorbed and used by plant cells.

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  • 2018
  • May 2018

Pecan Management Calendar: May to July

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 May, June and July.

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U.S. Pecan Growers Face Devastating Storms, Tariff Trouble

History has shown that the pecan industry is resilient, but the tariff trouble is proving to be just one hurdle the U.S. pecan industry needs to overcome. Thanks to recent storms, pecan growers now have bigger problems.

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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...