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USDA Reduces Estimate for 2010 Pecan Crop - 12/10/10
As expected, the USDA revised downward their estimate of the 2010 Pecan crop to 258.3 million pounds (Inshell basis) from their previous estimate of 271.3 million. Using the revised estimate, the supply situation is shaping up as follows: 2009 Carry-out...
Record Almond Shipments - 12/09/10
The Almond Board released the November shipment figures today indicating another record month of shipments; 173.4 million pounds (kernel basis) shipped in November 2010 versus 145.5 million pounds shipped in November 2009.  For the year, 639.2 million...
How High is High? - 12/01/10
Based on recently released October Cold Storage figures, even with a later than normal start to the 2010 harvest, the industry shipped approximately 25 million pounds (inshell basis) of product during the month.  Using revised September 2010 figures, the...
October 28, 2010 Pecan Market Update - 10/28/10
On Friday, October 22, 2010 the USDA released the September 2010 Cold Storage report indicating that almost 25 million pounds (inshell basis) of Pecans shipped during the month.  This is in line with historical disappearance for the month of September...
The USDA Releases the first 2010 Pecan Crop Estimate - 10/14/10
This past Friday the USDA released the first official estimate for the 2010 Pecan crop estimating the crop to be 271.3 million pounds (inshell basis).  This figure is very close to the Louisiana Grower's estimate of 274.3 million pounds and not far from...
September 2010 Nut Market Update - 09/03/10
WALNUTS While many in the industry expected a large crop, the 510,000 ton estimate released today surprised almost everyone.  Initial estimates had projected a crop of approximately 473,000 tons which, if realized, would have been a record.  Coming off...
Texas Pecan Growers Release Their 2010 Crop Estimate - 07/21/10
The Texas Pecan Growers Association released their 2010 Pecan Crop Estimate last week projecting a crop of 292 million pounds (inshell basis).  If correct, the 2010 'off-year' crop would be the largest ever and would be larger than the 2009 'on-year'...
USDA Releases Final 2009 Pecan Crop Figures - 07/08/10
Yesterday the USDA released their final figures for the 2009 Pecan Crop.  Based on data submitted by both Shellers and Growers, the USDA estimated the 2009 crop to be 291,830,000 pounds (inshell basis).  This is only a slight increase over their January...
Tri-State Growers Release First 2010 Pecan Crop Estimate - 06/23/10
The Tri-State Pecan Growers, members of the Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas Growers Associations, released the first of the 2010 Pecan Crop estimates this past Friday at the conclusion of their annual meeting in Vicksburg, MS.  To everyone's surprise...
June Almond Shipments Down - 06/10/10
A weak Euro and the default of a major European trader have helped to weaken the Almond market.  For the first time in months, Almond shipments were down from year ago levels (from 119.4 million pounds in June 2009 to 91.9 millions pounds in June 2010...
Chinese exports set another record - 03/15/10
As expected, the Chinese continue to set new purchasing records for both inshell and shelled Pecans.  Based on FAS figures released last week for the 2009 crop year to date (August 1, 2009 - January 31, 2010), the Chinese have already purchased almost 63...
Most Nut Markets Continue to be Impacted by Firm Prices and Inventory Shortages - 02/26/10
PECANS Because most consumers have yet to deal with $5 Pecans, consumption continues to be very strong. As it will be several more months before current prices filter down to the consumer level, consumption should continue to be strong well into the...
Pecan Market Update - 02/17/10
Based on the most recent Foreign Ag Statistics Service data, between August 1, 2009, and December 31, 2009, Pecan shipments to China hit a new record; up 300% over the same period a year ago.  Further, more product was shipped during that period than was...

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