N.M. Leads US in Pecan Production

Industrial Equipment News (IEN)  | 1/24/2020 | Staff
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The numbers are in and U.S. agricultural officials say New Mexico marked a record year of pecan production in 2019 to lead the nation.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Thursday that production in the Southwest state topped out at more than 96 million pounds (43,545 metric tons), up 6% from the previous year.

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Georgia followed with 69 million pounds (31,298 metric tons), but many trees there are still recovering from the effects of last year's Hurricane Michael. Hot, dry weather from...
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