Expected nice cool daytime temps and cold evenings in the low to high 30s warming up slightly for Monday and Tuesday of next week. Should be about 5 degrees colder in central New Mexico areas and no rain is expected.
Buying interest displayed by end users was moderate for in-shell gift pack use, and moderate for commercial sheller use as shellers continue to utilize inventories on hand or make purchases from other production areas or wait for additional availability of nuts. Trading was moderate. Deliveries and purchases of Improved varieties mostly Western Schley with a few Pawnee and Wichita are light while prices are slightly lower.
Prices paid to growers (late afternoon Tuesday, December 28, 2021 thru late afternoon Tuesday, January 04, 2022) 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 pecans in lots of 20,000 pounds or less unless otherwise stated.
- Pawnee (deliveries very light) 54-55% meat yield or better 230-237, yard tree lots 100-110
- Western Schley 54-55% meat yield or better 230-237, yard tree lots 100-110
- Wichita (deliveries very light) 54-55% meat yield or better 230-237, yard tree lots 100-110