September Pecan Priorities

Each month we need to determine and accomplish our highest pecan priorities first. What we do in April is totally different from what we do in August, so what are our must do jobs today? In our Texas A&M orchard, we have a bumper crop on 34-year-old Pawnee trees. This year we had to nut...

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Chinese Pecan Demand: Short Term or Here to Stay?

While I don’t get to attend as many pecan grower association meetings as I would like, I always find the conversations and comments interesting. Some of the more interesting comments that I regularly hear include: “Pecans will always be the highest priced nuts”; “The Chinese market is only going to get bigger because they can’t...

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Listening, Learning & Sharing with Industry

For many, the start of fall signals back-to-school season, the kickoff to football and a much-anticipated cool down – or for those of us in Texas, the promise and hope of cooler temperatures soon. For the pecan industry, it means the final weeks of preparation before harvest. I am hopeful that most of you enjoyed...

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