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PODCAST: Good news for the Georgia pecan

David Brancaccio May 18, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Good news for the Georgia pecan

David Brancaccio May 18, 2015
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New limits are on the way for military-style gear used by police officers. More on that. Plus, luxury brands take Alibaba to court over counterfeit goods on the site. And Calpers wants to sell a portion of its timberland holdings, mostly in Louisiana. Timber is performing below par compared to private equity, public equity and real estate since the recession hit. And with years of drought in California affecting nut production, some farmers are looking at other places, and other nuts, to grow. That’s good news for Georgia pecan growers.

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