Dublin Business Journal – “Got Pecans?” May Become National Catch Phrase If the Georgia Pecan Growers Get Federal Marketing Order

Soon, “Got Pecans?” may be as familiar to American consumers as “Got Milk?” The American pecan industry could have its own U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) marketing order as soon as 2016. The Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Pecans, known as the Georgia Pecan Commission, supports a federal marketing order (FMO) that would authorize the promotion, data collection and research activities of pecans in 15 states, including Georgia, which is the largest producer of pecans in the United States.


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