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Specializing in the markteting of tree nuts.
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...
Welcome to the 'Hen House' - 03/15/19
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” – William Burke While the actual originator of the above quote has been widely debated, its relevance has not. Too many times, especially in today’s politically correct...
USDA NASS Finally Releases December 2018 Cold Storage Data - 02/22/19
The USDA finally released the December 2018 Cold Storage figures (January numbers are scheduled for release on March 7, 2019), and as expected, inventories continue to be running ahead of last year; 194.9 million pounds (inshell basis) vs 183.9 million...
It's Time that US Growers Quit Blaming US Sheller's for Current Market Conditions - 02/11/19
Let me start by asking a question.  What do the following names have in common: Beatrice Foods, Consolidated Foods, Pet Milk, Nut Tree, Ace Pecan Company, Young Pecan Company, SNA, Gold Kist, Terri Lynn, Tracy Lucky, San Saba Pecan Company and Golden...
A Brief Explanation of Current Market Pricing related to World Pecan Supply, China and US Pecan Sales - 12/28/18
Over the past few days, I have received several calls asking why there is such a significant difference between the USDA Cold Storage and the American Pecan Council’s inventory figures.  When comparing any USDA, FAS, Market News or APC data, it is...

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