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Old 08-26-2007, 06:06 AM
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I'm noticing the acorns dropping in my area but i'm not sure yet if its going
to be a heavy year or light year as far as the amount that will drop . How is the acorn crop in your area ? heavy or light ?
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:10 AM
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I see a lot of red oaks that have them this year. I've actually seen some dropping already, not sure why. I've also seen some white oaks that have them. That's a good thing.
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:20 AM
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Due to the drought here, a lot of the red oaks are dropping already, but the acorns are still green and look under-developed. We've gotten some decent rain over the last week, though, so I'm hoping that'll help...
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Old 08-26-2007, 07:52 AM
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Yeah they've been dropping early here too!
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:11 AM
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looks to be a bumper crop this year in my area
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Old 08-26-2007, 11:42 AM
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lots of reds but not many white oaks
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Old 08-26-2007, 11:49 AM
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Iwas at my sons football game on saturday and got gonked on the head by a big,big acorn, square on the heed. I looked up and a white oakhad a good looking crop of large acorns.
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Old 08-26-2007, 11:54 AM
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Been dropping here for over a month! But we have had drought conditions all summer,up until the last couple of weeks.......I don't think there will be many left by Oct.
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Old 08-26-2007, 12:47 PM
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here in VA we are not going to see a large crop, but it will be sufficient. We will see lots of deer though since the winter was so incredibly mild. I am predicting the state record is broken this year...and I have a hunch where that may be. (just for a side note. I cant hunt the property with the huge buck on it, but have seen it and know a friend who hunts the land).
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Old 08-27-2007, 07:32 AM
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Not going to be a mast year here in Virginia. We had some late frosts last spring. Never good for the oaks. I'm seeing some acorns, but less than last year.
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