Pecans from shell to pieces laid artfully on a counter. USDA's CFAP 2 will provide direct assistance to pecan growers and businesses impacted by the pandemic.

CFAP 2 Brings More Relief to Pecan Growers

Expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Begins Sept. 21 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 – President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Pecans are included in this second round...

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Logo for the American Pecans marketing brand. It reads: American Pecans: The Original Supernut. The brand is promoted and managed by the American Pecan Council, under a federal marketing order. Pecan growers in the U.S. can vote to continue the APC in the 2021 FMO referendum.

APC Announces 2020 Election Results

The American Pecan Council (APC) announced the results for its 2020 Election on the evening of Sept. 1 via an emailed memo. This election marks the first since the start of the Federal Marketing Order. As required by the Order, all Council positions were up for nomination and election. Following the guidelines set forth by...

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2020 Marketing Guide—September issue

Published from September through November, Pecan South‘s Marketing Guide provides a list of pecan buyers from across the industry who are looking to purchase nuts from the 2020 crop. Many pecan growers use this guide as a reference when looking for pecan buyers and processors. Spots fill up fast for the 2021 guide. If you’re a...

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A green bunch of pecan leaves with brown and shriveling edges. This leaflet shows symptoms of the emerging disease Pecan Bacterial Leaf Scorch, or Xylella fastidiosa.

Pecan Bacterial Leaf Scorch, Emerging & Dangerous Disease

Emerging diseases often cause serious economic damage due to a lack of knowledge about the causal pathogens and improper preparation of management strategies. A telltale example is the COVID-19 pandemic. Its global economic damage is unsurmised and our daily lifestyles have been interrupted and changed by this pandemic.  New, emerging diseases can also interrupt normal...

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The Pecan Crop Corner — September 2020

Pecan South’s Pecan Newsletter will be kicking off this month, because of that, the 2020 Crop Corner will go on hiatus. If you’d like to continue to receive crop updates and market news throughout harvest, subscribe to the Pecan Newsletter. The Pecan Newsletter provides weekly news and information gathered from across the industry. Once the...

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Classifieds for September 2020 Issue

PECAN TREES: Bareroot Western Schley, Wichita, and Pawnee pecan trees, (Riverside Rootstock).  For information, call Pena’s Pecan Nursery, 3 miles south of Las Cruces, NM 88047; 575-525-9062. Used Savage equipment for sale: Savage machines 5132 Blower, (2) 8261 Harvesters, 8042 Harvester, (2) Shell Blowers, (5) Crackers 244S (refurbished), Sprayer 5737, V-Sweeper 7520, Dehuller 3532, Sheller...

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