Dean Bagley Awards the State Native Winner

Texas Pecan Growers Awards 1967

Pecan Research

Texas Champion Pecan Award

Champion Pecan County Award

The Champion Pecan County Award, won by Brown County at the 1966 Texas State Pecan Show, Fort Worth, July 1967, is presented by John B. Harris, Hidden Valley Store, Hamilton (Sponsor of the award) to Floyd Gage, president, Brown County Pecan Growers Association.

champion texas native pecan award

John Braden, Jr. (left) accepts the Champion Native Award for John J. Chilek, Yoakum, at the 1966 State Pecan Show, Fort Worth, in July 1967, from Dean Bagley. R. B. Bagley and Sons, San Saba, one of the show sponsors. Chilek's native measured 58.0 nuts/pound and 55.88% kernel.

champion pecan shelling award

B. B. Freeman, Ranger, (left) receives the Reserve Champion Shelling Award at the 1966 State Pecan Show, Fort Worth, in July 1967, from Dean Bagley. Freeman exhibited a Ranger entry measuring 58.2 nuts/pound and 62.5% kernel.

champion inshell pecan awards

Elbert Hoffman, manager of Leonard Big Valley Farm, Goldthwaite, (left) accepts the Champion In-shell Award from Dean Bagley. Hoffman exhibited a Schley entry which measured 43.8 nuts/pound and 62.95%kernel.

national champion pecan

Tabb Harrell, Travis County, (left) receives the Champion Shelling Award at the 1966 State Pecan Show, Fort Worth, in July 1967, from Waldo Gafford, National Pecan Shellers and Processors Association, one of the sponsors. He exhibited the Sioux variety, 62.0 nuts per pound, and 58.88% kernel.

national champion inshell

Leigh F. Fletcher, Las Cruces, New Mexico, (left) receives the Reserve Champion In-shell Award at the 1966 State Pecan Show, Fort Worth, in July 1967, from Waldo Gafford, National Pecan Shellers and Processors Association, one of the sponsors. He exhibited the Wichita variety, 51.3 nuts per pound and 63.9% kernel.

Texas Regional Pecan Show

This was the 1966 Central Texas Regional Pecan Show in Fort Worth, at the Savings and Loan Association Lobby downtown. Wise County Pecan Queen Terry Lynn Roberts is shown serving as hostess.

South Texas Regional Pecan Show

Part of the 1966 South Texas Regional Pecan Show in the Grand Court of Wonderland Shopping City in San Antonio.