Pecan harvest remains slow. Deliveries by growers to buying points are extremely light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Gift box and retail trade are looking out of state for supplies. Prices are slightly lower this week.
The weather forecast this week calls for high temperatures from the upper 30s to the upper 60s and low temperatures from the low 20s to upper 40s. Temperatures are expected to increase as the week progresses. There is a 0 to 20 percent chance of precipitation across Oklahoma this week.
Prices paid to growers (from noon Thursday, November 07, 2019 through noon Tuesday, November 12, 2019) at buyers delivery point or F.O.B. the orchard including direct sales to end users, cents per pound, in-shell of generally good quality in lots of 20,000 pounds or less unless otherwise stated.
- Pawnee (deliveries very light) 56-58% meat yield 210-240
- Natives/Seedlings (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 40-42% meat yield 84-99