Northeast Louisiana pecan farmers have faced tough times this harvesting season. Last year Louisiana pecan farmers faced two hurricanes and this year they are facing serious flooding problems. This may have an effect on prices, taste, and amount. Most pecan farmers do most of the harvesting at the end of October. This year pecan harvesting was at a stand still because of record breaking rainfall.
According to the Louisiana State Agriculture center profit loss for the farmers is expected to be minimal. The biggest concern is for the grade of the nuts. With so much water seeping into the pecans the texture and taste may be different.