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Third stimulus check: Here’s what to expect

President Joe Biden signed the new $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, titled the American Rescue Plan, on March 11. This massive bill includes an extra $300 in unemployment through Sept. 6, funding for vaccines, expanding the child tax credit for low-income families, increasing SNAP benefits, expanding an employee retention tax credit, and a new stimulus...

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January 2021 Position Report Shows Post-Holiday Slump

The American Pecan Council published the January 2021 Pecan Industry Position Report at the end of February, adding further context to a turbulent crop year and providing data on exports, inventory, and availability.  With harvest complete, pecan producers in the Northern Hemisphere prepare their orchards and businesses for the next crop. Hedging, planting new trees,...

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March 2021 Classifieds

The March 2021 Classifieds feature available equipment, property, trees, services, and more from industry members. These classifieds can also be viewed at the back of the March 2021 issue. Container grown pecan trees: Western Schley and Wichita on Burkett and Riverside rootstock. Serving Las Cruces area. Les Finley, PO Box 216, Dona Ana, NM 88032...

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Remembering Pecan Industry Members

Back in mid-January, the pecan industry lost two long-time and dedicated members. Pecan South remembers them here. Sherman Richardson: Louisiana pecan grower, Sherman Richardson, 61, passed away on Jan. 17, 2021 from complications following heart surgery. Sherman was born September 10, 1959 in Covington, Louisiana. He is the son of John Wilson and Elouise Arnold...

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The Crop Corner—March 2021

The Crop Corner returns in our March 2021 issue with seasonal updates. Created and published by Pecan South editors, The Pecan Newsletter provides weekly harvest and market updates from September through January by compiling reports from growers and market information from reliable sources worldwide. The Crop Corner follows these same standards and technique, and provides...

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Letter from the Publisher, 2021

Dear Readers, Each March issue of Pecan South starts a new volume for the magazine. This year is volume 54. Over half a century of bringing pecan knowledge and communication to the industry and it has always been our honor to do so. Continuing in that tradition, this month’s issue brings you timely information about...

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