Blueberry Crops Beat Rainy Season and Fungus

Updated 5 years ago

Blueberry crops appear to have beat the rainy season and fungus that threatened the fruit.The Vice President of Operations at Wyman’s in Milbridge says they expect to be above average this season.Nat Lindquist says the rain did slow them down a bit but they are basically right on track for this time of year.He says the fungus was also a concern but they took all the necessary precautions and none of their crops were affected.So what is the best condition for a large blueberry crop?” Ideally we’d like to have an inch of rain over a weeks time.”Lindquist says the harvesting season usually lasts from 3 to 5 weeks and they expect to be done in four.


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