2017 Pecan Harvest More Than Half Complete

2017 Pecan Harvest More Than Half Complete

The 2017 pecan harvest season commenced in late September starting with early season varieties, Pawnee (PWN) in the southwestern US and Wichita (WICH) in northern Mexico. With the exception of tropical storm Irma hitting South Georgia just as Pawnee (PWN) began opening up, there has been good harvest weather across the southern US and northern Mexico allowing pecan growers to move rather quickly through pecan harvest.

Pecan Prices Continue Upward Trend

Pecan Prices Continue Upward Trend

As the 2017-2018 pecan harvest continues forward across the southern US and Mexico, many new buyers and producers alike continue to watch the pecan markets very closely. With global demand for pecans continuing to rise pecan growers and shellers are reaping a bountiful reward.

2017 Mexico Pecan Production

2017 Mexico Pecan Production

What affects will Mexico’s pecan production, or lack thereof, have on the price of pecans in the global pecan market; with harvest, just around the corner many producers and buyers alike are seeking to answer these questions and more……