heavy rain http://apr.org en Heavy Rains Make For Poor Ala. Pecan Season http://apr.org/post/heavy-rains-make-poor-ala-pecan-season <p></p><p>Alabama farmers say heavy rain and fungus have put a dent in the pecan crop.</p><p>J. Ryan Williams of Quality Co-Op said his firm is paying 60 cents per pound of pecans this year compared to 90 cents last year. He told WAKA-TV that the crop probably won't be as good because of rain and fungus.</p><p>The manager of McGowin Farm, John Fuller, said the wet summer cost his operation thousands of dollars in treatments to prevent moisture-related diseases. He said the farm was able to save its harvest.</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:13:28 +0000 The Associated Press 41748 at http://apr.org Heavy Rains Make For Poor Ala. Pecan Season