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Georgia Pecans: Moderate Deliveries, Market Slightly Higher

Georgia Pecans: Moderate Deliveries, Market Slightly Higher

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 17, 2017

Deliveries were moderate and the market is about steady or slightly higher with the exception of Stuarts being slightly lower. Interest from commercial shellers and accumulators for the domestic market has increased slightly, and retail gift-pack businesses are fairly active.

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Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is

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Texas Pecans: Very Light Deliveries with Good Demand

Texas Pecans: Very Light Deliveries with Good Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were very light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to increase seasonally. Much buying interest has been expressed for the export trade to China. Demand was fairly

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Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Picking Up, Deliveries Still Mostly Light

Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Picking Up, Deliveries Still Mostly Light

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Pecan harvesting moderate to fairly active in southern counties, light to moderate in northern third of state. Marketing remains mostly slow. Deliveries by growers to buying points was mostly light to moderate in southern and south central Oklahoma, very light

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Louisiana Pecans: Volume Expected to Be Light

Louisiana Pecans: Volume Expected to Be Light

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Light shipments coming onto the market this week. Very few Improved varieties offered. Volume is expected to be light. Most of the pecans are being sold for retail off the farm or for gift pack sales. Some quality issues reported,

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Georgia Pecans: Market Slightly Lower with Moderate Activity

Georgia Pecans: Market Slightly Lower with Moderate Activity

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Deliveries were moderate to light and the market is lower. Activity for commercial shellers and accumulators for the domestic market is moderate as they wait for the market to settle or purchase from other production sources. Export sales is moderate,

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Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams

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Georgia Field Reports: Late Week Rains Aid Cover Crops, Pastures

Georgia Field Reports: Late Week Rains Aid Cover Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. County Comments Brian Maddy, Troup County  Fall fertilization is underway.  Chris Earls, Candler County  Candler County received some rain that should help with the winter crops and grazing. Onion

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Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish  “Sugarcane and second crop rice harvest continued with ideal field conditions, favorable yields have been reported. Warm

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Alabama Field Reports: Peanut Buying Points Running Out of Storage Space

Alabama Field Reports: Peanut Buying Points Running Out of Storage Space

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 13, 2017. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County  Peanut harvest is almost over, but with a larger than expected crop some buying points have run out of storage space. Some peanuts

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