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130 to lose jobs as Green Valley Pecan plant grinds to halt

The pecan processing plant operated by FICO in Sahuarita will be closed by the end of the year, with 130 employees to be laid off. The Green Valley Pecan Company store will also close, company representatives said, but the farming operation will continue.... Read more»

Sahuarita Pecan Festival canceled: Blame it on tariffs, shaky markets, bad weather elsewhere

Shaky international markets, soaring tariffs and bad weather back East have left their mark on Sahuarita, all playing a role in the cancellation of the Pecan Festival. FICO, which owns 7,000 acres of pecan trees in Green Valley and Sahuarita, announced Friday that this year's festival is off.... Read more»

As tariffs take toll, Green Valley Pecan eyes cutbacks

As the tariff dispute between the U.S. and China drags on, the effects are starting to hit Green Valley Pecan Co., with dropping prices and mounting uncertainty.... Read more»

Boosting the pecanomy: Arizona pecan production peaks

Arizona's pecan industry faces the twin threats of climate change and trade wars even as it continues to grow.... Read more»

Az growers prepare for pecan harvest

While millions of people are getting ready to enjoy pecan pies for Thanksgiving, Sahuarita farmer Richard Walden and his crews at Farmers Investment Co. are getting ready for the upcoming holiday by preparing for their annual pecan harvest.... Read more»