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Story continues below Nut theft has long been a reality here in the nation's pecan belt. It has become such a way of life that a south Georgia rapper, Hawkdogg, even has a song about it: Crank Dat Pecan . But this season, which began in October and
Farmers and agricultural researchers are reporting one of the toughest years in recent memory for pecan growers. "Most of it is drought related, and in some parts of the state we also had a late freeze that did a lot of damage," said Charles Rohla,
Hired by farmers as a private security guard, Brooks Rucker patrols thousands of acres of Georgia farmland on the lookout for thieves toting 5-gallon buckets...Since the fall harvest began Oct. 1, Rucker says he and two other guards have caught more
We can cook a sweet potato any day of the year, but when it comes to Thanksgiving, that orange vegetable gets downright special. Maybe it's Grandma's secret recipe ... or the overindulgence of butter, brown sugar and pecans. Whatever the case may be,
Just like everything these days, if youre buying pecans youd best brace yourself for sticker shock. Over at Wynnton Hardware in Columbus, which specializes in the nuts, a 12-ounce pack of shelled pecans costs $8.99 -- up from $6.99 last year and $5.
36 pm Associated Press A coal-fired power plant in Changchun in northeastern China. The global demand for energy is set to increase 40 percent by 2035, the International Energy Agency says. And it will become viciously more expensive and more
Eyder Peralta From CNN, here's a curious bit of news that might affect the price of that Thanksgiving pecan pie you eat this year: Pecan prices are expected to hit $11 per pound or more this year in supermarkets, according to Jeff Worn, vice
Links Northeastern Louisiana pecan growers said the local crop is high in quality, but they're harvesting the nuts a little later than normal. "We need a really good frost to pop the shucks so we can shake them off the tree," said Rick Pierce of
The nuts were grown in the U.S.A. and are all new crop that have never been frozen, she said. "They are also being sold below the suggested retail price."
It's been one year since the disappearance and murder of Zahra Baker, and those in Hickory and beyond still mourn her death. The community's compassion for Zahra is reflected in the generosity of people, businesses and other organizations who have