The North American Pecan industry will be holding several events in the next months for pecan industry participants. Beginning with the Arizona Pecan growers association holding its annual conference on August 23 and 24 in Tucson Arizona
The pecan market has been in a state of turmoil over the past few months with prices moving significantly at the onset of newly imposed tariffs by China. As the North American pecan harvest draws near, both pecan growers and pecan buyers are now following the market with a very close eye.
As the pecan growing season moves along in the southern US growers in the southeast are dealing with increased scab pressure due to the onset of the rainy season. But now growers with certain varieties have also begun shaking nuts off of trees in order to manage the crop load.
North American Pecan farmers watch the pecan markets volatility as the US – China Trade War continues on; Georgia pecan Farmers are watching their nuts size up in spite of Increased rain, humidity and scab pressure.
The National Pecan Federation met this week at the Texas Pecan Growers annual meeting in San Marcos Texas. The National Pecan Federation is a group formed to lobby on behalf of US Pecans in Washington D.C.
The Texas Pecan Growers Association is holding its annual meeting in San Marcos, Texas this week. Beginning on Sunday pecan growers from all over the US and even a few from Mexico converged on the Embassy suites and convention center to conduct business meetings