Growing Georgia – Pecan Marketing Order Hearing This Week in Southeast


Pecan producers, shellers and handlers can share their opinion this week with representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture who are in Tifton to hear about developing a marketing order to promote pecans. Fifteen states produce pecans, but without a federal marketing order to raise money for promotion, pecans can’t compete with pistachios, walnuts and almonds in getting consumers’ attention, proponents say.

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