Western Pecan Growers Association leadership from left: incoming president Jay Glover, Glover Farms, Tularosa, N.M.; outgoing president Louie Salopek, Western Blend, Las Cruces, N.M.; vice-president Roger Hooper, Farmers Investment Company, Sahuarita, Ariz.; and deputy executive director Olivia Carver and treasurer Buddy Achen, AAA Farms, both of Las Cruces.
Visiting about pecan pests during the Western Pecan Growers Conference are Norman Chararria, left, Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Mike Hall, Louisiana State University Extension entomologist, Shreveport, La.
New Mexico pecan growers, from left, Buck Buchanan and Larry Luchini of Buchanan Farms, Las Cruces; and Leo Luchini of Oro Farms in Fabens. The Luchinis are brothers.
Father and daughter G. Barton Heuler and Jean Heuler of North Bowie Farming LLC, Bowie, Ariz.
Adult hickory shuckworm
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