"Cover Story" piece on Maine's blueberry industry. Maine produced about 66 mill
"Cover Story" piece on Maine's blueberry industry. Maine produced about 66 million pounds of blueberries last year grown on about 60,000 acres statewide. Dell Emerson, who owns Blueberry Hill Farm in Jonesboro, estimates that 35-40,000 more acres could be cultivated if the land was cleared. Maine and the Maritimes are ideal for blueberries because the soil is unusually acidic, with a pH ranging from 4.3 to 5. With a related article about blueberry rakes made the old-fashioned way by the Worcester family, owners of the Tabbut Rake Shop in Columbia Falls.
Curl, Aimee L., ""Cover Story" piece on Maine's blueberry industry. Maine produced about 66 mill" (2000). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 4558.
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