Georgia Faces – UGA Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells optimistic about this year’s crop

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells estimates there will be between 110 and 120 million pounds of pecans harvested this season, making this year’s Georgia pecan crop the best he’s seen in the last three years.

Georgia is ranked No. 1 in the country for pecan production, with more than 145,000 acres of pecans grown in 2013, accounting for over $315.5 million in farm gate value, according to the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development.

 

 

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