Source: University of Georgia

A pecan-loving disease enjoyed Georgia's wet summer weather and is now blamed for cutting what was expected to be a large crop, says a University of Georgia pecan specialist. But farmers still expect to have an "on" year.



"We had a good crop set early in the year, but we're seeing some loses to disease now," said Lenny Wells, a UGA Cooperative Extension pecan horticulturist.



Pecan trees are alternate-bearing, meaning they produce a full crop every other year. Most trees in the state are on the same cycle, and this is an "on" year for Georgia pecans.



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