Cranberry Production Inches Upward



WASHINGTON - Aug 12/19 - SNS -- United States 2019 total cranberry production is forecast at 9.04 million barrels, up 1% from 2018, according to the USDA's latest crop production report.

In Wisconsin a cold, wet spring put the crop 1 to 2 weeks behind normal, but warmer temperatures in July helped the crop catch up. Some Massachusetts growers reported excessive moisture.


Cranberry Production - States and United States: 2018 and Forecasted August 1, 2019
[A barrel weighs 100 lbs]
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                  :                        Total production
       State      :-----------------------------------------------------------------
                  :              2018              :              2019
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                  :                             barrels
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Massachusetts ....:           2,290,000                        2,300,000
New Jersey .......:             512,000                          570,000
Oregon ...........:             579,000                          570,000
Wisconsin ........:           5,545,000                        5,600,000
                  :
United States ....:           8,926,000                        9,040,000
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