Establishment of the American Pecan Promotion Board Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
In order to address the market situation created by the importation of foreign pecans into the U.S. market, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) received a proposal from the National […]

Texas Pecan Industry Rooted in Research Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
It takes an open mind to not only accept change, but to also embrace it. The late LeRoy Olsak saw many changes throughout his lifetime, and some would say his […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Must Adapt to An Evolving Industry Dec 14, 2018

🕔Dec 14, 2018
This has been a year for a lot of sobering thought for Georgia pecan growers. We’ve had to deal with a lot. Trade wars, scab pressure, catastrophic storms, and perhaps […]

Georgia Pecans: Chinese Tariffs And Economic Effect If They Go Into Effect May 11, 2018

🕔May 11, 2018
Georgia agriculture produces many of the items targeted by Chinese tariffs. That includes nuts, fruits, soybean, corn, wheat, sorghum, cotton, pork, beef and tobacco. The Chinese retaliatory trade tariff on […]

Pecans: USDA Announces Marketing Order Referendum Results May 6, 2016

🕔May 6, 2016
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing that pecan growers have voted to establish a Federal marketing order for pecans grown in 15 states. In a referendum conducted March 9 […]

Georgia Pecans: Will Rising Acreage Hurt Long-Term Prices? Feb 25, 2016

🕔Feb 25, 2016
I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked about or heard someone comment on the great potential for the pecan market to bottom out a few years down […]

Pecan Industry Seeks Ways to Grow Value, Markets Apr 7, 2015

🕔Apr 7, 2015
Pecans have an image problem. It’s not about flavor, nutrition or plate appeal. Instead, it’s about lack of visibility. Almonds, pistachios and walnuts are blowing pecans away in public awareness. […]

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