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Chinese purchases direct from the orchards are having a disasterous impact on the Pecan market - 12/16/09
This past Friday, as expected, the USDA reduced their estimate of the 2009 Pecan Crop to 301.2 million pounds (inshell basis) from their previous estimate of 309.2 million pounds.  Based on current projections, this is how the supply situation shapes up...
Nut Market Update - 10/27/09
PECANS Based on the most recent Cold Storage figures, it would appear that the industry shipped a record 429 million pounds (inshell basis) of Pecans in 2008/2009.  With the current 'on-year' crop estimated to be approximately 309 million pounds (USDA...
The USDA released the first of their three 2009 Crop Estimates - 10/12/09
The USDA released the first of their 2009 Pecan Crop estimates this past Friday estimating the crop to be 309.2 million pounds (inshell basis).  If this figure is correct, when one combines it with an estimated 2008 carryout of 85 million pounds and...
Pecan Crop Update - 09/15/09
The National Pecan Sheller's Association completed their semi-annual meeting this past weekend with their estimate of the 2009 Pecan Crop.  Based on their member estimates, they expect the 2009 US Pecan crop to be around 347 million pounds (inshell basis...
Nut Market Update - 07/16/09
ALMONDS On June 30, 2009, NASS released their 2009 Objective Almond Crop estimate projecting a crop of 1.350 billion pounds (kernel basis).  This is down 7% from the May Subjective Estimate and approximately 17% lower than 2008 crop receipts (currently 1...
Pecan Market Update - 07/14/09
Today the Texas Pecan Growers concluded their annual meeting with their estimate of the 2009 Pecan Crop.  As usual, estimates were provided by both Kenneth Pape and Kyle Brookshier.  Based on their figures, the supply situation could shape up as follows...
Pecan Market Update - 06/23/09
This past Friday, June 19, 2009, the Tri-State (Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas) Pecan Producer's Association concluded their annual meeting with the first crop estimate of the season.  While it is still very early in the growing cycle, and while the...
While there was a large inshell dissappearance in March, don't expect prices to go through the roof. - 04/24/09
Based on the March Cold Storage holdings, it would appear that consumption is running well ahead of expectations.  The March release showed an overall decline in the Cold Storage figures of over 19 million pounds (inshell basis), well ahead of historical...
Nut Market Update - 01/23/09
PECANS The USDA released their final estimate for the 2008 Pecan crop today. Based on currently available information, the total supply for 2008/2009 shapes up as follows: 2008 Carry in (44% conversion rate) 186,570,000 2008 US Crop (estimate) 191,080,...

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