2020 Austin County Annual Pecan Show

The Horticulture Committee of Austin County will host its Annual Pecan Show on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office located at 800 E Wendt St, Bellville, TX 77418.

Entries must be delivered to the AgriLife Extension Office during normal business hours, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Noon, and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, beginning Monday, November 16th through Thursday, November 19th. All entries must be submitted by 9:00am on Friday, November 20th. Each entry must be placed in a box or bag labeled with the entrant’s name, variety (if known) and telephone number. Individuals may make as many entries as they wish of different pecan varieties, and each entry must consist of 50 pecans of the same variety. There is no entry fee.

Ten pecans will be randomly selected by the Committee for judging. Included in the judging will be kernel weight per cent, color, fill and blemishes. Top placing pecans from all entries that qualify will be forwarded on for judging at the regional pecan show and from there to the state contest. Pecans not being forwarded to the regional show may be picked up at the AgriLife Extension Office on Friday, November 20th after 1:00 PM.

A copy of the contest results will be posted at the AgriLife Extension Office.

For more information, please contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Austin County at (979) 865-2072.