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Pecan Credentials and Memberships

Pecan Memberships

SRP is a proud supporter of the following organizations.

  • Current Board Member of the Texas Pecan Growers Association

  • Member of Texas Pecan Growers Association since 2001

  • Supporter of the American Pecan Council

  • Member of the National Pecan Shellers Association

  • Supporter of the Texas Pecan Board

  • Supporter of GoTexan

Industry Accomplishments

Pecan Accomplishments

  • 66 acre farm owner/operator since 1998

  • 197 acre farm owner/operator since 2004

  • Establishment of two pecan orchards which combined contain over 1,000 irrigated trees including 13 different varieties

  • Management and custom harvesting of approximately 800 acres of improved and native pecans along the San Marcos River since 2002

  • Host of the 2010 and 2016 Texas Pecan Growers Association (TPGA) convention field trip; Troy Swift has attended most TPGA conventions since 2002

Employee Education

SRP's Employees and Managers have the following education.

  • Troy Swift attended the 2000 Texas A&M Pecan Short Course

  • Charleston (Chuck) Jackson and Jeremy Huebner attended the 2018 Texas A&M Pecan Short Course; Athanasee Swift, Richard Reyes, and Scott Norman attended the 2019 Texas A&M Pecan Short Course

  • Regularly attend instructional “Field Day” classes presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

  • Troy Swift has attended instructional classes at most Texas Pecan Growers Association Annual Conventions since 2002

  • Charleston Jackson attended instructional classes at the 2014 Texas Pecan Growers Association Annual Convention

  • Continuous study and review the Texas Pecan Handbook and Pecan South Magazine

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Lumber Credentials and Memberships

Lumber Memberships

  • Member of the National Hardwood Lumber Association

SRP is a proud supporter of the following organizations.

Milling Equipment

Swift River Pecans' current  milling equipment

  • 3 sawmills including: The Wood-Mizer WM 1000, Log Master band saw, and the Peterson ASM (swingblade) used for planning slabs

  • Three lumber-drying kilns with a total capacity of 27,500 board feet

Employee Education

SRP's Employees and Managers have the following education.

  • Charleston (Chuck) Jackson completed the NHLA Lumber Inspector Training School in Memphis, TN in 2020.

  • Troy Swift, Owner of Swift River Pecans, attended the 2015 National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) Conference in Nashville, TN. 

  • Troy Swift and Nathan Reynolds, Sawyer, attended instructional classes at the 2015 Ohio Forestry Association Show in Cambridge, OH for Kiln Drying, Lumber Grading and Sawing for Grade.

 
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