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American Pecan Council works to boost India exports

To grow the U.S. pecan industry’s global relationships to drive exports, the American Pecan Council (APC) conducted its first reverse trade mission with Indian nut importers in key growing regions. ... more »

U.S. pecan performance in 2023

Two pecan experts weigh in on performance more »

Research grant to improve hurricane guidelines for Georgia pecan growers

In a significant development for rural communities in Georgia, the University of Georgia and The Jones Center at Ichauway were awarded a research grant to help pecan growers reduce risk from hurricane... more »

Bipartisan legislation aims to boost nut exports

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Chair Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation, the Specialty Crops Reporting on Opportunities and Promotion Act (Specialty CRO... more »

USDA proposes revising pecan standards

The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing changing U.S. in-shell and shelled pecan standards. The changes are designed to reflect current industry descriptions and practices, accord... more »

American Pecan Council, promotion board names CEO

The American Pecan Council (APC) and the American Pecan Promotion Board (APPB) have named Anne Warden and chief executive officer of both organizations. The appointment marks the addition of a “n... more »

Georgia pecans damaged by Hurricane Idalia

Hurricane Idalia damaged south Georgia crops. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) has released information on how the hurricane and tropical storm, which made landfall in the Big Bend area ... more »

Higher U.S. pecan production forecast, major states to see declines

Pecan production for 2023 is expected to increase overall, from 307 million pounds in 2022 to 322 million pounds in 2023.   While overall production is predicted to rise, production in ... more »
Henderson Farms, a northern California almond grower, huller and sheller. Photo courtesy of Henderson Farms.

Adapting to challenges

Henderson Farms values workers and employing environmental practices more »

Georgia pecan growers vote to continue pecan commission assessment

Georgia’s pecan growers have voted to continue funding the Georgia Pecan Commission through grower assessments. In balloting that was conducted from May 1-30, the Peach State’s pecan growers ap... more »

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