THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of November 24, 2020. Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable AMS Specialty Crops Division Federal-State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (404) 361-1376 Fax: (404) 363-2523 (via: Forest Park-Atlanta, GA ) Recorder: (404) 366-0360 TV_FV140 GEORGIA (via: Forest Park-Atlanta GA) Weather for the week shows the Southern and Central parts of the state with evening and morning lows in the mid-50s and low 60s cooling down to the low 30s with daytime temps in the mid-50s to low 70s and cooling down to the low 50s. Rain is expected Thursday through Saturday and again on Monday. In the Northern areas freezing temps are expected Monday and Tuesday. Growers are sending out all of their pecans that are not destined to be put into cold storage for sale. While prices are stabilizing, they are still a little low for growers that have export and retail gift quality pecans, and they are optimistic that will change after the New Year. Shellers and domestic buyers are busy grading and making offers along with the gift shop purchases preparing for the holiday sales. Some are still purchasing pecans from other sources. Export business is slow, but there are buyers looking to send some out overseas and negotiations are ongoing. Small lots of Blends with Desirables (nut count 48-67) meat yield 48-54% sold in a range of about $2.27-2.83 mostly $2.45-2.65 per point. Stuart Blends of fair quality (nut count 53-75) meat yield 44-49% sold in a range of about $2.06-2.15 occasional lower per point, good quality (nut count 54-78) meat yield 47-55% sold in a range of about $2.42-2.88 mostly $2.45-2.65 per point. Other Blends of fair quality (nut count 50-62) meat yield 48-52% sold for $1.63-2.06 mostly $1.80 per point, good quality (nut count 54-64) meat yield 46-53% sold for $2.27-2.56 per point. Large lots of Blends with Desirables (nut count 45-50) meat yield 50-52% sold in a range of about $2.45-2.83 mostly $2.45-2.60 per point, while Stuart Blends (nut count 48-78) meat yield 46-56% sold in a range of about $2.40-2.88 mostly $2.40-2.65 per point. Large lots of Schley Blends (nut count 65-75) meat yield 51-55% sold for $2.40-2.50 per point and other large lots of Blends (nut count (50-60) meat yield 47-48% sold in a range of about $2.40-2.63 per point. Prices paid to growers (late afternoon Tuesday, November 17, 2020 through late afternoon Tuesday, November 24, 2020) at buyers delivery point or F.O.B. the orchard including direct sales to end users, cents per pound in-shell of generally good quality in lots of 20,000 pounds or less unless otherwise stated. Cape Fear (deliveries light) meat yield 49-52% 120-133 Curtiss (deliveries very light) meat yield 49-56% 103-142 mostly 108-139 Desirables (deliveries light) meat yield 50-52% 123-136, yard tree lots 80-100 Elliott (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 90-100 Farley (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 70-80 Moneymakers (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 40 Native/Seedlings yard tree lots 40-50 occasional lower Schley (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 70-85 Stuarts (deliveries light) meat yield 46-52% 111-130, yard tree lots 50-75 mostly 70-75 few high as 90 Sumner (deliveries very light) yard tree lots 70-80 Lots over 20,000 pounds including truckloads Cape Fear (deliveries light) (nut count 50-55) meat yield 49-52% 120-133 Desirables (deliveries light) (nut count 45-50) meat yield 50-52% 123-136 Stuarts (deliveries light) meat yield 46-52% 111-130 THE NEXT GEORGIA REPORT IS SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2020.