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Buck Shuman, father of Georgia pecan grower, dies

The Vidalia onion industry is remembering Benny DeTroy "Buck" Shuman Jr.,  an early Vidalia onion grower and the father of a Georgia pecan grower. Shuman died on May 31 at the age of 91. Buck ... more »

India trade mission promotes pecans

In a recent trade mission, the U.S. pecan industry met with dozens of Indian nut importers and retailers to drive exports in the world’s fastest-growing consumer market. The American Pecan Counci... more »

Meridian Growers reports demand for pistachios is stable

On May 23, Meridian Growers released its latest update on pistachios, almonds and pecans. Pistachios Meridian Growers report noted that the demand for pistachios remained stable and that it has seen... more »

Meridian Growers latest update notes increased demand for pistachios, almonds

Meridian Growers most recent market update reported a firm pistachio market with increased demand across origins, particularly evidenced by Iran's nearly doubled year-to-date... more »

Directors needed for Georgia pecan ag commodity commission

Growers are being called on by the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) to serve on the Peach State’s agriculture commodity commissions. A dozen of Georgia’s agricultural commodity commissio... more »

Meridian Grower reports on tree nuts in its April 24 crop update

Meridian Growers released its latest update on April 24, 2024 that highlighted key trends in pistachios, almonds and pecans. The pistachio market maintained its strength despite decreasing inventor... more »
Leger & Son, a family operation of pecan growers.

Leger & Son hedges to protect pecan groves from hurricanes

Leger & Son implements sustainable practices that have allowed this third-generation Georgia, family operation grow pecans for nearly six decades. more »
Walnut harvesting. Photo by Photoby Brian Baer.

2024 Tree nut outlook: An early look at what’s ahead this year

While official estimates on tree nut crops won’t be released until May at the earliest, it’s never too early to start looking at expectations. Some of the industry’s leading voices offer opinion... more »

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 »

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