USDA AMS proposes revised U.S. Grade Standards for shelled and inshell pecans

In a notice to the U.S. Federal Register on June 1, 2022, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service proposes to revise the U.S. Standards for Grades of Pecans in the Shell and the U.S. Standards for Grades of Shelled Pecans by replacing the current grades with U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Choice, and U.S. Standard grades.

The public is invited and encouraged to submit comments on this proposed rule. Comments must be submitted on or before Aug. 1, 2022.

Read the complete proposed rule and submit formal comments here on the Federal Register.