Comments for: USDA pushes back release of 2011 blueberry yield figures

Posted Feb. 15, 2012, at 4:34 p.m.

MACHIAS | Federal budget cuts have delayed until March the release by the U.S. Department of Agriculture of its estimate of Maine’s 2011 wild blueberry harvest. Government statisticians traditionally release those figures in early February, but this year they won’t be ready for prime time until March 15, said …

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    ‘A normal year” nothing to make the farmers “blue.”

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