Pecan Show slated for Nov. 17
Texas AgriLife Extension Service is proud to announce that the 2010 Abilene Area Pecan Show will be held Nov. 17, 2010. Residents of Callahan, Jones, Shackelford, Nolan, Fisher and Taylor Counties are invited to submit their pecans for competition and judging. To enter the 2010 Abilene Area Pecan Show, submit 42 nuts of each pecan variety in a resealable, plastic bag to the Taylor County Extension Office. Entries began being accepted Monday, Nov. 8 ; however, all entries are due to the Taylor County Extension Office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 .Don’t worry if you are not sure of the pecan varieties that you have. All entries will be classified before they are judged. Pecans will be cracked and shelled on Wednesday, Nov. 17, and then judged on Thursday, Nov. 18 . Our judge for this year’s competition is Larry Womack of Womack Nursery in DeLeon, Texas.All entries will then be on display at the Extension office on Thursday, Nov. 18, from noon until 4 p.m. All entries must be picked up from the Taylor County Extension Office between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 . Entries not picked up become the property of the Taylor County Extension Service.For more information, contact the Taylor County Extension office at 325-672-6048.