Pecan harvest was moderate but increasing, and is expected to continue to increase during the upcoming weeks in December. Deliveries by growers to buying points are moderate. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Gift box and retail trade continue to look out of state for supplies. Prices are higher this week.
The weather forecast this week calls for high temperatures from the upper 30s to the low 70s and low temperatures from the low 20s to the low 40s. There is a 0-20 percent chance of precipitation every day from Wednesday, December 11 through Sunday, December 15.
Prices paid to growers (from noon Tuesday, December 3, 2019 through noon Tuesday, December 10, 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.
- Natives/Seedlings (deliveries moderate) yard tree lots 75-105 mostly 90-105 occasional higher and lower