Pecan weevil, Curculio caryae, is a native to North America, and has been collected from all the native hickory species, though detailed knowledge of its distribution is only known within pecan populations, Ree said.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue went to see firsthand the damage Hurricane Irma brought to Georgia and Florida agriculture.
Hurricane Irma brought terrific damage to the Southeast, including to agriculture. Preliminary observations point to considerable losses.
In mid-July the first estimates of the size of the 2017/18 crop were released, and if those numbers hold true, the U.S. will produce an estimated 270 to 280 million pounds of pecans, most of which will be from the Southwest region
Apple growers in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona say winter chill hours, loosely defined as the number of winter hours the temperature lingers between 32 and 45 degrees, are critical in order for trees to bud. Peaches also at risk.
The “blue belly” of an Asian citrus psyllid may offer link to how researchers can fight the dangerous citrus disease that threatens the global citrus market
A warm fall has delayed New Mexico's pecan harvest and producers are now concerned that an early winter could put the crop in jeopardy.
The 2016 Texas pecan crop is not living up to expectations. Insects and weather affect yields and quality, according to experts.
Walnut caterpillars in pecan trees
Defoliation a possibility
Treatment may not be necessary