TITLE

Rooted in Mesilla

AUTHOR(S)
Schuit, Kathy Louise
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
New Mexico Business Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the pecan industry in New Mexico. In 1916, the first plantings of improved pecan varieties were made by New Mexico State University. It has grown from 30 acres planted by Diane F. Stahmann in the Mesilla Valley, to more than 33,000 acres in 2006. The state has become one of the top tree pecan-producing states. Pecan growers in the state have produced about 25 percent of the total U.S. pecan crop in 2005.
ACCESSION #
22733999

 

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