Promoting New Mexico pecans at a Hong Kong food trade show include: first row - pecan grower Greg Salopek of Mesilla, N.M. and translators Queenie and Mei: back row from left New Mexico growers Bill Johnson of Deming, Richard Chase of Artesia, and Junie and Bill Halsell of Hatch. At right is Phillip Arnold of Las Cruces.
Marketing New Mexico pecans in Singapore are James Ditmore (left), international trade specialist, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, and pecan grower Adam Salopek, 6U Farms, both of Las Cruces.
Western Pecan Growers Association conference speakers include from left: Richard Heerema, New Mexico State University (NMSU) Extension pecan specialist; David Thompson, NMSU Agricultural Experiment Station director; and Brad Lewis, NMSU entomologist.
New Mexico pecan growers Roy Hackey, left, D&E Orchards, Hatch, and Dan Gillis, Halsell Farms, Rincon.
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