As the 2018 pecan marketing year gets underway pecan growers and pecan shellers are seeing growth on both sides of the market, we analyzed the data to find that shelled pecan export values grew by 33% in 2017.
The Western Pecan Growers Association is holding its 52nd annual conference today in sunny Las cruces New Mexico. Growers from all of the surrounding states as well as growers from Mexico, and even as far away as Australia are here to learn more about pecan practices in the area
The Southeastern Pecan Growers Association held its annual meeting to discuss the future of the pecan industry and what strategic steps they will be taking to benefit both the supply side and the demand side of the industry.
On Feb 1, 2018 the global Pecan community learned of the investigation into a Texas based pecan co-op accused of theft. As more growers come forward, authorities now question how big this investigation could get.
As the western pecan harvest draws near completion in the US the eastern pecan growers are busy planting new orchards, and moving trees to new land in an effort to help put a dent in the ever-increasing demand for pecans around the globe.
2018 will be another big year for pecan tree plantings in the southern US, pecan tree nurseries reporting this is as the biggest since last year and they increased crop size yet again, but will the current rate of plantings be enough…