Pecans

Georgia Pecan Growers announce scholarship opportunity

Supporting students in pecan-growing regions of the state, Georgia Pecan Growers Association announced its 7th Annual Scholarship Award. more »

Grafting pecans among topics at East Texas event

The one-day event includes lunch, and the grafting section will be taught by a lifetime pecan grower and expert grafter. more »

NASS suspends pecan estimates for December and January

The cooperative agreement funding for the Crop Production and Pecan Production reports was not renewed, resulting in the suspension of the estimates. more »

NM pecan weevil quarantines in effect, buyers must be licensed

In an effort to prevent the spread of nut pests – primarily pecan weevil – pecan buyers must be licensed through the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. more »

Georgia researchers work to improve pecan shelling process

About 4-6% of pecan meat is unusable because it is too small or was damaged in the shelling process, making valuable pecan halves only 48% of meat collected. more »

Pecan PAC calls on industry members for financial assistance

Growers, shellers and processors from associations around the country have helped in educating lawmakers about the pecan industry. The National Pecan Federation asks for help to keep this momentum going. more »

How is drought affecting irrigation water for pecans?

The pecan industry is valued at about $400 million, but producers in the Southwest have to find solutions to limited and brackish water to stay in the game. more »

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