Green Valley Pecan Company grows twelve to fifteen million pounds of in-shell pecans in Sahuarita. There is concern about an increased tariff from China. But there's also some hope that perhaps China and the U.S. will be able to negotiate to avoid new tariffs.
"If that works out long term that could be good, Caris said. "Short term for agriculture it could be challenging."
Caris tells KGUN they already face a thirty-seven percent tariff when selling to India. He hopes the newly formed American Pecan Federation can bring a strong lobbying voice to Washington.