Pecan growers give marketing order thumbs upPecan growers give marketing order thumbs up
Seventy-seven percent of the producers voting in a referendum - representing 88 percent of the volume - supported the marketing order. The marketing order will authorize data collection; research and promotion activities; and regulation of grade, size, quality, pack, and containers for pecans.
May 6, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) says pecan growers have voted to establish a federal marketing order for pecans grown in 15 states.
Seventy-seven percent of the producers voting in a referendum - representing 88 percent of the volume - supported the marketing order. Voting was conducted March 9-30, 2016.
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