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Pecans weather Hurricane Michael

Pecans weather Hurricane Michael Uprooted pecan trees due to Hurricane Michael.By Clint Thompson10-11-18 Hurricane Michael passed directly through the heart of Georgia’s pecan producing region, the top pecan-growing area in the nation. University of Georgia experts estimate the state lost 17% of its pecan acreage, or a loss of around 741,285 trees on more than 27,000 acres. The loss to the 2018 crop is valued at $200 million and, combined with the total loss of trees, a $560 million hit to [...]