Shipping Point Pecan Report - Austin, TX
AUSTIN Shipping Point Prices for December 3, 2019

Provided by: USDA Specialty Crops Market News Division
             Federal-State Market News Service, USDA.

Phone: (602) 514-7210    Fax: (602) 514-7215
Recorder:  (404) 366-0360
 
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TEXAS PECAN REPORT (via Phoenix, Arizona)

PECANS PRICES PAID TO GROWERS

TEXAS (Central, South, Eastern Areas) 

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were very 
light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Pawnee, Cheyenne and Choctaw 
are currently being harvested, as well as Natives.  Harvesting is expected 
to increase during the weeks leading up to Christmas. 

The weather forecast for the coming week calls for low temperatures from the 
low 30s to the mid-60s, with high temperatures in the mid-40s to the low 
80s. There is a 0-10 percent chance of precipitation from Tuesday, December 
3 through Sunday, December 8.

The retail gift pack market is fairly active. Due to very light volumes, 
some buyers are making purchases from other production areas or are waiting 
for additional availability of pecans.

Prices paid to growers (from noon Tuesday, November 26, 2019 through noon 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019) at buyers delivery points or F.O.B. the orchard 
including direct sales to end users, cents per pound in-shell of generally 
good quality in lots of 20,000 pounds or less unless otherwise stated.

Cheyenne (deliveries very light) 50-54% meat yield 175-240 mostly 185-225

Choctaw (deliveries very light) 50-54% meat yield 175-240 mostly 185-225

Pawnee (deliveries very light) 50-54% meat yield 175-240 mostly 185-225

Natives/Seedlings (deliveries light) machine harvested 100-125, yard tree 
lots 85-95


THE NEXT TEXAS PECAN REPORT IS SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 
10, 2019.