Georgia Pecan Prices Remain Low

    Weather for the week has evening and early morning lows with cool temps in the low 40s warming up to the mid to high 50s later in the week and daytime highs in the 60s and warming up to the mid-70s by early next week.

    Growers are still putting pecans into cold storage while prices for export quality and retail gift shop purchases are low as many are purchasing pecans from other sources. Domestic shellers are busy this week and growers are sending in their B grade pecans to make room for their better quality nuts to be stored. Talk of export buyers coming in as they have in the past is still ongoing but they are not as active as was expected.

    Lots of Blends (nut count 49-61) meat yield 49-51% sold in a range of about $2.55-3.07 per point. Blends with Desirables (nut count 47-69) meat yield 51-55% sold in a range of about $2.37-2.67 per point. Schley Blends (nut count 60-70) meat yield 50-53% sold in a range of about $2.40-2.50 per point, Stuart Blends (nut count 48-59) meat yield 46-53% sold in a range of about $2.40-2.88 mostly $2.50-2.60 per point.

    Prices paid to growers (late afternoon Tuesday, November 10, 2020 through late afternoon Tuesday, November 17, 2020) 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.

    • Cape Fear (deliveries light) meat yield 49-52% 118-130
    • Desirables (deliveries light) meat yield 47-51% 113-134, yard tree lots 80-100
    • Elliott (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 90-100
    • Farley (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 70-80
    • Moneymakers (deliveries very light) meat yield 49% 85, yard tree lots 40
    • Native/Seedlings yard tree lots 40-50 occasional lower
    • Schley (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 70-85
    • Stuarts (deliveries light) meat yield 49-52% 120-145, yard tree lots 50-75 mostly 70-75 few high as 90
    • Sumner (deliveries very light) meat yield 51-53% 120-137, yard tree lots 70-80

    Lots over 20,000 pounds including truckloads

    • Cape Fear (deliveries light) (nut count 48-55) meat yield 49-52% 118-130
    • Desirables (deliveries light) (nut count 47-52) meat yield 47-51% 113-134
    • Moneymakers (deliveries insufficient to establish market)
    • Stuarts (deliveries light) meat yield 48-50% 127-132
    • Sumner (deliveries very light) (nut count 51-55) meat yield 51-53% 120-137
    • Van Deman (deliveries insufficient to establish market)



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