Deliveries by growers to buying points extremely light as season draws to a close. Most pecans are spoken for as buyers looking out-of-state for supplies. Overall quality of most recent offerings show high moisture and the pecans have high nut count.
The weather forecast for the week calls for highs in the low 50s to low 60s and lows in the upper 20s to mid-30s. No interest reported from out-of-state shellers. Accumulator demand was light to moderate. No Improved varieties reported.
Prices paid to growers (afternoon Thursday, January 8, through noon Thursday January 15, 2015) 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.
- Natives/Seedlings (deliveries very light) machine harvested 65-80, yard tree lots 50-60.
- Improved Varieties offerings insufficient to establish market.
Lots in excess of 20,000 pounds including trailer lots:
- Natives/Seedlings (deliveries very light) machine harvested 85-93.