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Specializing in the markteting of tree nuts.
Pecan Consumption Up - 09/15/20
While the 2019/2020 marketing year will probably go down as one of the strangest in history (someone suggested that if it were a movie, it would be the equivalent of Deliverance), there were a number of positives to come out of it. First, even with the...
June Cold Storage Holdings and Texas Pecan Grower's 2020 Crop Estimate Highlight Continued Oversupply Situation - 08/03/20
With yesterday’s release of the June Cold Storage Holdings, the industry’s supply and consumption picture got a little clearer. When combined with the Texas Pecan Grower’s Association (TPGA) 2020 crop estimate, the supply situation shapes up as follows...
Pecan Exports Continue to Out-pace 2019 Levels While the Industry Wrestles With Supply Issues - 06/23/20
For those who might have missed it, the USDA NASS published the Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2019 Final Summary back on May 5, 2020. Historically, the crop final was published in July; however, to bring the report more into line with current planting and...
Impacts of the American Pecan Council's Recent Revisions to Two-Years of Monthly Reports - 05/22/20
Under the Federal Marketing Order, the American Pecan Council is required to audit at least 25% of the handlers each year to ensure compliance with the order.  Not only do the audits ensure compliance, but it is an opportunity to increase dialogue...
Things Aren't As Bad as the March Cold Storage Figures Might Indicate - 04/28/20
Since the USDA’s release of the March Cold Storage Holdings, I have received numerous inquiries relative to the amount of product in inventory and the possible impact on pricing. Contrary to what one ‘less-than-reputable’ blogger has reported, there is...
February Pecan Cold Storage Holdings Spike to Historical Highs - 03/27/20
For the second month in a row, we have seen significant increases in the Cold Storage figures.  While there is some concern that the increase could be related to the COVID-19 virus, that does not explain the January jump.  Further, annual shipments to...
While Consumption Continues to Increase, January Cold Storage Holdings Jump Unexpectedly - 02/26/20
Contrary to what was published last week by a less than reputable blogger, based on recently released USDA FAS data, and currently available crop information, both US pecan exports and US Domestic Consumption continue to rise.  According to the December...
It's Time for the Pecan Industry To Get It's Head Out of the Sand - 02/21/20
Over the next few months, every major pecan industry association will be meeting to discuss the 2020 crop, prices, trade issues, the direction of the industry, etc.  As is normally the case, there will be a plethora of complaints about pricing,...
Shorter Supply, Quality Issues and Increased Consumption Lead to Higher Prices - 01/24/20
For those who are relatively new to the pecan industry, there was a time when the USDA NASS published a September, October and  December crop estimate as well as a January Preliminary Crop report and a June/July Crop final.  Due to budget cuts, and the...

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