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Two two-tree sets are in rotation

2009-01-18 - Old Springfield Road, District 6, Adair County, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Joe Ballou calls for Hershey to come help in the bean field, now planted in winter wheat. The high bearing pecan trees in the background, the four boles to the right of the utility pole, are planted in rotation. The larger trees were bought in 1965 from Columbia Nursery Company and are now at or near their peak bearing phase. Some years from now, Joe plans to take out the larger trees and give room to the smaller ones. The larger tree on the left produces nuts from two varieties. One is an oval nut, the other is a Posey round pecan. .

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