Some Good News Out of Georgia

pecansDrought conditions have been good for Georgia’s pecan crop:

The record drought gripping the Southeast isn’t all bad news: It’s meant nearly perfect weather for growing pecans in Georgia.

The state is on pace to be the nation’s top pecan producer this year, with shellers predicting more than 125 million pounds harvested, said pecan horticulturist Lenny Wells of the University of Georgia’s agriculture extension.

Combine irrigation with the sunny skies you get when it doesn’t rain and you can do wonders.