Pecan Praline Honey Butter spread on bagel.

Pecan Praline Honey Butter

Butter Pecan Ice Cream By Samantha, Five Heart Home Prep time: 5 min | Cook time: 10 min| Total time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup pecans 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Measure out pecans and then finely mince. Spread minced pecans in...

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U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. National Pecan Federation shares updates from the Hill.

House Passes COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Package

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the COVID-19 economic stimulus package today and sent it to President Donald Trump to enact. Supported by both Democrats and Republicans, the $2 Trillion stimulus package includes one-time cash payments to adults, emergency relief money for airports, public transportation and hospitals, up to four months of pay to laid-off...

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A bottle of Wicked Harvest Pecan Bourbon Whiskey sits on a barrel.

Pecan Innovation Corner

The Pecan Innovation Corner returns for another month and another great pecan product. This month Pecan South presents Wicked Harvest’s Pecan Bourbon Whiskey! Owners of Wicked Harvest, Jim and Gloria Zion have created four craft Bourbon Whiskies out in Kentucky. These are Wicked Harvest Pistachio Bourbon Whiskey, Hazelnut Bourbon Whiskey, and two expressions of Pecan...

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A collage of photos shows different recipes created through the American Pecans marketing campaign.

Are You in the Know on Industry Projects?

We always seek to keep the industry informed on the numerous projects being conducted by the American Pecan Council at any given time. Now that conference season is underway, we look forward to connecting and providing you with a detailed report in person, but we hope this article serves to give you a snapshot of...

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A close-up picture of an unpollinated pecan flower after budbreak.

Don’t Forget About Zinc!

As we move into March and the spring weather it brings, here in the West we anticipate the arrival of budbreak and bloom. At this time of year, we’ve been able to finish all the necessary jobs associated with dormancy. Trees have been hedged and topped, necessary soil amendments have been applied, and if we’re...

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Looking out at the walkway to the Vaalharts Dam, the first part of the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme

Planting, Propagating, & Promoting Pecans in South Africa

Almost an hour’s drive outside of Kimberley, South Africa, the Vaalharts Storage Weir diverts water from the Vaal River and feeds it into the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme. Here marks the start of South Africa’s entire pecan industry. Without the Valhaarts Irrigation Scheme and this dam, the South African pecan industry wouldn’t exist as we currently...

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