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Pecan Consumption Continues to Increase - 11/22/19
Today’s release of the USDA October Cold Storage Holdings, and their revision to the September figures, did little to change the consumption figures for 2018/2019.  Based on the revised figures, 2018 supply and consumption shaped up as follows: 2018...
2018 Pecan Shipments/Committments Bode Well for 2019 - 10/24/19
On Tuesday, the USDA released the September Cold Storage Holdings.  Based on their figures, 2018 supply shaped up as follows: 2018 Available Carry-in (USDA minus APC Sept. Commitments)             69,911,915 2018 US Crop (USDA...
August Cold Storage Holdings Seem to Indicate Stable Pricing in the Months Ahead - 09/23/19
At the conclusion of the National Pecan Sheller’s annual meeting, the association projected a 2019 US crop of 303,275,000 lbs.  As part of their estimate, they projected a 2019 carry-in of 180 million pounds.  Based on today’s release of the August Cold...
Under the Guidance of the American Pecan Council, the Pecan Industry is Laying a Solid Foundation for the Future - 08/22/19
Having just returned from what turned out to be a very productive American Pecan Council meeting as well as the industry’s second Pecan Congress, one cannot help but be impressed with the progress that the industry has made over the past twelve months. ...
US Domestic Consumtion, As Well As Kernel Exports, Projected to Reach New Highs - 07/24/19
*** Note: The original newsletter had three graphs embedded in the text of the document.  Those graphs can be downloaded from the 'Market Conditions' drop-down tab on the Pecan Crop Statistics page. Being somewhat of an optimist, I always try to find the...
Domestic Consumption Soars based on USDA Data - 06/21/19
Good information is essential to running a successful business, especially in the pecan industry; an industry historically starved for good data.  While the American Pecan Council (APC) is slowly changing that, there are still some sources out there that...
While Consumption Continues to Increase, the Industry Still Faces an Over-Supply Situation - 05/15/19
With the release of the March American Pecan Council (APC) data, and contrary to what some have recently reported, the industry continues to find itself in an oversupply situation. Fifty-two percent of the total supply is still without a home. Based on...
March Cold Storage Holdings the Third HIghest ever. However, Comsumption also Appears to be Higher. - 04/22/19
The USDA NASS released the March Cold Storage Holdings today, and as might have been expected, revised upward the February holdings by approximately ten million pounds (inshell basis).  Why was this expected, because of the American Pecan Council report...
The American Pecan Council convenes the Pecan Industry's first-ever Pecan Congress - 04/11/19
For the better part of the past fifty years, the pecan industry has struggled to find its identity.  Unlike the almond and walnut industries where both grower and processor shared common geography, labor costs, environmental laws, etc., the pecan...
From the 'Hen' House - USDA Revised 2018 Pecan Crop Figures and their Impact on the Market - 03/28/19
There continues to be a lively conversation within the industry relative to total supply and consumption.  The recently revised USDA/NASS 2018 crop estimate did not seem to help much.  Due to weather related losses, they reduced their October estimate...

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