Blueberry Harvest Expectations

Updated 7 years ago

The Agriculture Department says it won’t be a record harvest but should be better than average.

The department predicts 66-million pounds of blueberries will be harvested this year.

The crop has averaged 65-million pounds over the past five years. Last year’s crop was 74-million.

David Bell of the Maine Wild Blueberry Commission says as always weather will have its say as the bulk of the crop ripens over the next few weeks.


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