Pecans Place NM as Number One

NO STATE IN THE NATION PRODUCED MORE PECANS THAN NEW MEXICO LAST YEAR. DALENE HODNETT WITH THE NEW MEXICO FARM AND LIVESTOCK BUREAU SAYS WE’RE ALWAYS AMONG THE TOP STATES FOR PECAN PRODUCTION. THE THREE TOP STATES ARE NEW MEXICO, TEXAS AND GEORGIA. NEW MEXICO PRODUCED 90 MILLION POUNDS OF PECANS LAST YEAR, ALLOWING THE STATE TO BEAT GEORGIA BY 35 MILLION POUNDS.

HODNETT SAYS ALMOST THREE QUARTERS OF THE PECANS PRODUCED IN NEW MEXICO COME FROM DONA ANA COUNTY. SHE ALSO SAYS THE 90-MILLION POUNDS PRODUCED LAST YEAR WAS MORE THAN TWICE THE NUMBER FROM 10 YEARS AGO.

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