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New Mexico Pecans


"There are about 20 species of hickory in the eastern part of North America to Mexico and one in China. Among the most promising of these for the nuts they bear are the pignut, the shellbark hickory, the shagbark hickory, and the pecan, best nut of all."

-William H. Chandler, pomologist, 1951

News & Events

2014 Pecan Short Course

October 20-22, 2014 | Las Cruces Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

Registration for the three-day course is $300

Register Now!

2015 Western Pecan Growers Association Conference

Please click link below for details

Other News

Richard Heerema
Phone: 575-646-2921
Email: rjheerem@nmsu.edu