Orchard Update January 2019: The Pecan Backstroke

The rain this winter has been unprecedented. Our pecan crop ripened in October but because we received fifteen inches of rain that month we could only run our harvest equipment one day. November proved to be a kinder month. With only three inches of rainfall we could harvest a whopping...

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Touring the Farm During the Winter

What can you expect to find at Royalty Pecan Farms, now? Winter time usually marks the end of the harvest season and the waning of activity here. Well, that is just not true this year. The orchard has received lots of rain and harvest is still an on-going process. Once we...

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"Bread"-fast in Bed

Introducing: "Bread"-fast In Bed! This idea of combining baked treats with fresh fruits and, of course, coffee is a delightful way to express gratitude and love. You will enjoy slicing the bread, neatly arranging them on quaint dishes with sprinkles of fresh fruit. Prep time is minimal. Kids love joining in...

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Love of the Holiday Season at The Farm

Rebekah Stallsworth, Welcome Center Manager and founding family member, shares her experience of the holidays at Royalty Pecan Farms: My favorite holiday. Even as a child, it beat out Christmas, Easter, and 4th of July.  Growing up on a pecan farm, the winter holidays meant busy. Busy with pecan harvest....

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Orchard Update: November 2018

One question I’ve frequently been asked this harvest season is, “How has all this rain affected you?”   The answer is twofold.   On the one hand the rain has hindered harvest. The logistics of the process requires dry conditions. Our equipment is heavy and the ground must be firm...

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