Pecan crop estimate down from 2005 level

Smith, Ron
November 2006
Southwest Farm Press;11/2/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 21, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. pecan producers will barely have the 200 million pound level in 2006, about 80 million pounds below than 2005. According to Jose Pena, Texas Extension economist-management in Uvalde, a carry-in stocks estimate of 133.9 million pounds in 2006 is almost twice the carry-in in 2005. Texas pecan production estimate for 2006 is 36 million pounds, down 45 percent from the 65-million pound production in 2005.


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