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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,...
Pecan Market Update - 12/19/08
This past Friday, December 12, 2008, the USDA released the second of its 2008 Pecan crop estimates reducing their estimate of this year's crop to 189.06 million pounds (inshell basis).  As such, the supply situation shapes up as follows (figures are...
Pecan Market Update - 10/13/08
On Friday, October 10, 2008, the USDA released the first of its 2008 Pecan crop estimates estimating this year's crop to be 204 million pounds (inshell basis).  This is in line with the estimate released by the National Pecan Shellers Association two...
Pecan Industry Updates Formula for Converting Meats to Inshell - 07/30/08
The National Pecan Shellers Association (NPSA) announced that effective August, 1, 2008, it will begin to use a higher percentage factor to convert meats to inshell when estimating how many pecans are available in the marketplace.   For decades the...
Record Supply does not necessarily lead to lower prices - 07/10/08
PECANS Although the USDA did not calculate the 2007 crop to be as large as many had anticipated (or believe it to have been), the final figure of 385.3 million inshell pounds made this the second largest crop ever.  Based on current FAS import/export...
Nut Market Update - 05/07/08
PECANS Consumption continues to be very strong, particularly in the export market. China continues to be the major purchaser of inshell Pecans with exports to China surpassing 32 million pounds as of February 28, 2008.  While the final crop figures are...
Almond Market Update - Shipments continue at record levels - 02/07/08
The Almond market has continued to be slow and soft for the past month with prices drifting down about $0.10/lb.  Today the Almond Board released its Position Report showing record January shipments of 94 million lbs, 14% more than last January.  Year to...

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