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New Year, New Recipes

Layered Mason Jar Salad From Brenda McGranahan, Cinnabon, & Benjamin Stanley, Baskin Robbins Prep 15 minutes | Cook 15 minutes | Serves 4 Ingredients For the Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup pecan oil 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 2 cara cara oranges, zested 1 tablespoon bourbon,...

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So, what happened to my pecans?

Hard to believe another year has come and gone, and with it, another pecan harvest of some pretty iffy pecans in some areas of the state. Although other folks had very good pecans, the norm for many areas of Texas has been only fair to good pecans. Please, please, don’t get me wrong. I am...

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USPGC: “China Lowers Tariff on Pecans”

The Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China announced on Nov. 22 that the tariff on some imported products, including pecans, will be lowered to 7 percent starting on Dec. 1, 2017. This announcement came a month after Kevin Ivey, president of the U.S. Pecan Growers Council, visited with Chinese pecan growers, toured farms...

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Pruning: A Proven Planting Method

The tree-planting trend continues here in the Southeast. I don’t know of a single nursery in Georgia that has trees available for planting now unless you booked way in advance, and many nurseries are rapidly booking up for the 2019 crop as well. So, with all the trees being planted and with the damage growers...

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