Western Pecan Growers Association

Welcome to the Western Pecan Growers Association information website. 

Western Pecan Growers Association is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1966.  The purpose of the association is to promote and encourage the production and marketing of pecans in the western region of the United States, as well as to provide education and research for the development and betterment of the pecan industry. 

Western Pecan Growers annual conference and trade show takes place the beginning of March at the Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  The conference offers an educational program that is focused on grower education and industry concerns, as well as a trade show that features machinery, equipment, and services for the pecan growing community.  

Conference Details

Our 53rd annual conference and trade show will be March 3 - 5, 2019.

Online registration will begin December 17, 2018. 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS are no longer available, however the educational program presentations are accessible from the New Mexico State University webpage. The link for the 2018 educational program presentations can be accessed from the above toolbar. Presentations from our 2015, 2016 and our 2017 educational programs can be accessed from the New Mexico State University: New Mexico Pecans webpage. If you are looking for information from a later conference, the proceedings from 2006 to 2013 are still posted on the web and can be accessed here.

VENDOR REGISTRATION will require a password. Vendors that registered last year will have the password and vendor information sent to them with the contact information provided on the vendor form last year.  If your vendor contact information changes, please email those changes to the email link provided below. 

There is a waiting list for new vendors that wish to be a part of the 2019 trade show. If you wish to become a vendor, please send your contact information and booth preference (indoor or outdoor) to the email link provided below.