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Purchase, plant or renovate?

Following 4 years of pecan prices going up to unprecedented levels, a lot of people are interested in getting into pecan farming. There are various ways to do this. One way, the fastest way, is to purchase a producing orchard that is already in good shape and producing profitably. The main trouble with this approach is...

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Pecan stress symptoms

Not all pecan trees are healthy. Many pecan orchards have trees experiencing stress symptoms and some have hidden or non-visible hunger signs. January and February are good times to evaluate tree health as one can observe dormant shoots throughout the tree. The best way is to look at shoot length in the top of the...

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