Jerry Dowdy of Georgia’s Atwell Pecan dies

Jerry David Dowdy, owner of Atwell Pecan Co. in Wrens, Georgia, has died. He was 77. Dowdy, who died April 12, was born in 1947 in Glennville, Georgia. A former chairman of the National Pecan Sh... more »
Pecan cluster on a tree.

Pecan companies collaborate to expand production, ensure quality

Pecan Nation and South Georgia Pecan Company have recently joined forces to expand production, ensure quality and increase efficiencies. more »
At his two central Texas orchards between Austin and San Antonio, Swift River Pecans grows native pecans like these.

American Pecan Council unveils unified strategy to promote nutrition, growth

In a recent email, the American Pecan Council (APC) and the American Pecan Promotion Board (APPB) announced the launch of the Unified Pecan Promotion Plan (UPPP), aimed at re... more »

Meridian Growers releases April 10 update

In the latest update from Meridian Growers, addresses pistachios, almonds and pecans. Pistachio crops The pistachio market maintains its firm stance, with prices showing minimal fluctuation from the... more »

G&R Farms adds sales manager

G&R Farms, which grows pecans as well as Vidalia onions, has added Rawls Neville as sales manager. Neville joined the third generation Glennville, Georgia, Vidalia onion grower on April 1. ... more »
Almonds Pistachios Pecans

Market Update highlights the start of pistachio bloom

The Meridian Growers Market Update released on April 4, 2024 detailed performance of pistachio, almond and pecan crops. Almonds Meridian expects almond pricing to remain down until crop estimate... more »

Two pecan grower associations offer annual events with educational opportunities

Two pecan grower associations are set to host annual events in 2024. The Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association will host its event in May and Texas Pecan Growers in July. Oklahoma Pecan Growers Associat... more »

USDA updates pecan breeding and research lab

The Pecan Breeding and Genetics Program of the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) recently completed a $2.5 million laboratory modernization to accelerate pecan breeding through innovatio... more »

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