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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...
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...

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