2024

58th Annual

WPGA Pecan Conference & Trade Show

Las Cruces Convention Center

March 3rd-5th, 2024

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WPGA Membresía

Opciones:

Membresía de la serie de seminarios web de WPGA: $ 125.00 USD

Las membresías de 2023 son válidas hasta el 1 de marzo de 2024.

Las renovaciones de registro se reanudarán en enero para la membresía de la conferencia y feria comercial WPGA 2024.

La Junta de WPGA ahora ofrece nuevas formas de brindar servicios de información y educación como parte de nuestro compromiso continuo con nuestra membresía:

  • Se enviará un boletín trimestral por correo electrónico a todos nuestros miembros para proporcionar actualizaciones de la industria, informes de extensión/investigación y comunicación de los miembros de nuestra junta.

  • Acceso a la serie de seminarios web trimestrales con la oportunidad de obtener unidades de educación continua (CEU).

  • Promoción de la nuez pecana en Washington D.C. a través de la Federación Nacional de la nuez pecana (NPF), así como beneficios de marketing de la Junta de promoción de la nuez estadounidense (APPB).

  • La membresía de WPGA incluye suscripciones a 4 Revistas de Productores de Nueces Pecanas.

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    Su Comité de WPGA está trabajando constantemente en otras formas en que podemos brindar oportunidades de divulgación, educación y conexión con nuestra membresía. Visite nuestro sitio con frecuencia para mantenerse actualizado. Esperamos reunirnos nuevamente en persona en nuestra Conferencia de pecanas occidentales de 2023, programada del 8 al 10 de marzo. Póngase en contacto con nosotros si tiene alguna pregunta y estaremos encantados de ayudarle.

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Visite nuestro blog para conocer todas las recetas de pecanas galardonadas.

Greyson’s Green Chile Pecan Lemon Bars

1st Place in Youth Savory by: Greyson Baldillez   GREYSON’S GREEN CHILE PECAN LEMON BARS Prep Time:    20 minutes Oven Temp:   350 Cook Time:   30-40 min Cool Time:    120 min Total Time:   3...

Dulce de Leche Mousse in Pecan Nests

Best of Show, Outstanding Adult, and 1st Place in Adult Tarts by: Amy Salopek     DULCE DE LECHE MOUSSE IN PECAN NESTS Prep Time: 15 minutes Preheat Oven: 350o F Total Cook Time: 45...

Browned Butter Pecan Cheesecake

2nd Place in Adult Cheesecake by: Marlene Castillo BROWNED BUTTER PECAN CHEESECAKE  Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes Yields 12-14 slices Ingredients...

Congratulations to all the participants!

Congratulations! We had 169 entries this year and the competition was fierce! The judges had their work cut out. We have set the dates for next year, March 3rd, 2024. We'll be sending out some...

2023 Pecan Food Fantasy Winners

Congratulations2023   

Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cheddar Pecan Bread

Best of Show and 1st place in Youth Yeast Bread by Jenna Schoeppner   Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cheddar Pecan Bread Prep Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 22 minutes Total Time: 4 hours Yield: 8-10 Ingredients...

2022 Results

Quick Bread   1st place Adult- Quick Breads- Apple Pecan Streusel Bread- Elena Tirre 2nd place Adult- Quick Breads Maple Pecan Pie Muffins- Julia Scheiderich 3rd place Adult- Quick Breads Banana...

Turtle Cupcakes

2nd Place Winner- Adult Cupcake Submitted by: Shirley Gonzales   Turtle Cupcakes 1 German chocolate cake mix 14 oz caramels 1/2 c. evaporated milk 3/4 c. melted butter 2 c. nuts 1 c. semi-sweet...

Caliente Snickerdoodles

  Submitted by: Deborah Juarez 1st Place Adult Drop Cookie     DOUGH: All-purpose flour 7 oz Baking powder 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, grounded 1 tsp ginger, grounded 1/2 tsp Pecans, ground 1/2...

Upside Down Pecan Cake

Submitted by: Ella Gamache 1st Place Un-Iced Cake- Youth   Ingredients • 1 cup unsalted butter, divided • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar • 1/4 cup light corn syrup • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1...

Pecan Balls

By: Ella Gamache 1/2 c. Unsalted Butter 1 c. Flour 1 heaping c. Pecans 2 Tbsp. Sugar 1/4 tsp. Salt Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Cream the softened butter, sugar and flour. Fold in the pecans and...

More Fun Pecan Facts

The first documented evidence of nut consumption occurred around 7,000 BC, during the Stone Age. Many varieties of pecan are alternate-bearing. This means that one year the tree will produce large...

Aunt Panny’s Toffee

By: Holy Norsworthy 2 c. Salted Butter 2 c. Sugar 1/4 c. Water 2 Tbsp. White Corn Syrup 12 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 1/2 c. Chopped Pecans Melt butter over low heat. Add sugar, water and syrup....

Guidelines for Traditional Pecan Pies

Karin Davidson Pecan Food Fantasy Contest Sponsored by Western Pecan Growers Association   Guidelines for Traditional Pecan Pies Please use the following guidelines if you are entering a...

Pecan Delight Macarons

Submitted by: Debora Juarez Best of Show & 1st Place Other Cookie- Adult   COOKIE: Almond flour, room temperature 6 oz Pecans, ground 3 oz Corn starch 2 tsp Cocoa powder 2 tsp Powder sugar...

Cinnamon Apple and Pecan Cheesecake

Submitted by: Emily Willis Outstanding Adult & 1st Place     1 ½ c finely crushed shortbread cookies (about 5 ounces)   1/2 c finely crushed candied pecans (plus 1/2 c to decorate...

Caliente Snickerdoodles

  Submitted by: Deborah Juarez 1st Place Adult Drop Cookie     DOUGH: All-purpose flour 7 oz Baking powder 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, grounded 1 tsp ginger, grounded 1/2 tsp Pecans, ground 1/2...

Upside Down Pecan Cake

Submitted by: Ella Gamache 1st Place Un-Iced Cake- Youth   Ingredients • 1 cup unsalted butter, divided • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar • 1/4 cup light corn syrup • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1...

Chocolate Pecan Bars

Submitted by: Abby Eden 1st Place Bar Cookie- Adult   Ingredients Cookie Layers 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup dark chocolate cocoa powder 1...

Italian Cream Cake

Submitted by: Elizabeth Gravenstein 1st Place Iced Cakes- Youth Servings : 12 Author : Melissa Sperka Ingredients 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup salted butter...

Carmelitas Carmelas Chocolate Rojo

  Submitted by: Sana Handley 1st Place Candy- Adult   2 cups sugar 2 cups brown sugar 2 cups dark corn syrup 2 cups butter 4 cups heavy cream 4 tablespoons vanilla 4 cups pecans Salt Dark...

Las Noticias

ARIZONA PECAN GROWERS ANNUAL CONVENTION

28th Annual CONVENTION & TRADE SHOW 2023 August 24th & 25th   The 27th APGA conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park beginning Thursday, August 24th, with the ‘Welcome Reception and Vendor Show'. The conference outlines the latest pecan research,...

Texas Pecan Growers Annual Conference and Trade Show

The Texas Pecan Growers Association (TPGA) will gather again for its annual Conference & Trade Show in the summer of 2023! Join us as we head to the Embassy Suites By Hilton Denton Convention Center in Denton, Texas,on July 30 through August 2. TPGA will share further details and the full...

OKLAHOMA PECAN GROWERS ANNUAL CONVENTION & TRADE SHOW 2023

We're celebrating 95 years of supporting the Oklahoma pecan industry! We are so proud to be part of this community, and we have made many memories throughout the years! Thank you to all our members for your support! We couldn't have made it here without you! To celebrate our 95th anniversary,...

More Fun Pecan Facts

The first documented evidence of nut consumption occurred around 7,000 BC, during the Stone Age. Many varieties of pecan are alternate-bearing. This means that one year the tree will produce large quantities of nuts and the following year they will produce smaller harvests. Pecan trees can live to...

Beca de Western Pecan Growers Association

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¿Eres un estudiante apasionado con interés en las nueces? La WPGA ofrece una beca a estudiantes de pregrado y posgrado. Cuéntenos sobre usted, y podría ser elegible para una beca de la WPGA.

Noticias de WPGA Becas

Los ganadores de las becas se anunciarán aquí.

Paul Gabriel WPGA 2022 Graduate Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations2022 WPGAScholarship RecipientsWPGA 2022 Graduate Scholarship Recipient Meet Paul Gabriel, a Molecular Biology/ Pecan Root Microbiome Graduate Student at New Mexico State University. Paul’s research will concentrate “on the influence of soil microbiome...

McKenzie Stock WPGA 2022 Graduate Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations2022 WPGAScholarship RecipientsWPGA 2022 Graduate Scholarship Recipient I am a Master’s student at NMSU studying Plant & Environmental Science at ACES College. I am also a researcher in Dr. Nicole Pietrasiak’s Lab. I want to focus my thesis on...

Alex Armijo WPGA 2022 Graduate Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations2022 WPGAScholarship RecipientsWPGA 2022 Graduate Scholarship Recipient Meet Alex Armijo a Graduate Student at New Mexico State University. His research focuses on “three species of pecan aphids (yellow complex and black pecan aphid) and what cultural...

Zachery Martin WPGA 2022 Undergrad Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations2022 WPGAScholarship RecipientsWPGA 2022 Undergrad Scholarship Recipient Before graduating with an Associate of Arts Degree from New Mexico Military Institute Junior College in Business Administration and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in May...