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Prepared by David Yarborough, Extension Blueberry Specialist, The University of Maine, Orono ME, 04469. Revised January 2013.

1924-2012

Maine Blueberry Production (Millions) and Price
Year Lbs. Cents Year Lbs. Cents Year Lbs. Cents
1924 4.136 7.1 1957 29.354 12.3 1990 75.3 37
1925 6.605 8 1958 16.298 14.6 1991 39.5 46
1926 7.104 8.6 1959 22.607 12.2 1992 84.6 41
1927 10.066 7.5 1960 21.336 12.3 1993 64.6 28
1928 6.096 7.8 1961 25.550 11.1 1994 59.5 30
1929 7.344 8.3 1962 30.282 10.2 1995 65.9 32
1930 15.496 5.3 1963 22.795 12.1 1996 59.2 57
1931 9.878 2.6 1964 21.863 13.2 1997 73.8 43
1932 4.889 2.5 1965 10.607 19.9 1998 62.9 46
1933 8.173 4.7 1966 19.342 17 1999 65.9 51
1934 5.622 4.1 1967 28.857 10.1 2000 110.6 40
1935 6.070 3.7 1968 16.645 13.5 2001 75.2 30
1936 7.416 5.8 1969 19.571 14.9 2002 62.4 29
1937 13.955 6.4 1970 9.167 20 2003 80.4 33
1938 7.929 3.1 1971 19.154 16.3 2004 46 46
1939 6.872 3.5 1972 16.928 22.2 2005 60.2 66
1940 12.559 5.4 1973 22.096 26.9 2006 74.6 81
1941 16.990 7.3 1974 18.566 18.5 2007 76.3 1.07
1942 11.933 8 1975 11.910 26.5 2008 89.95 61
1943 17.395 12.9 1976 24.908 31 2009 88.1 35
1944 3.503 16.2 1977 14.369 60.6 2010 83 61
1945 8.815 18.6 1978 18.053 51 2011 79.9 91
1946 11.238 19.3 1979 17.575 36 2012 91.1 76
1947 12.475 11.1 1980 21.190 38      
1948 17.750 11.2 1981 21.747 42.3      
1949 15.158 11.6 1982 35.925 52      
1950 14.668 12.4 1983 44.700 37      
1951 26.860 12.3 1984 24.680 25      
1952 8.071 12 1985 43.700 23      
1953 12.168 13 1986 42.169 31      
1954 22.560 12.2 1987 36.300 45      
1955 15.971 9.1 1988 52.3 50      
1956 16.496 12.3 1989 26.8 50      
Source: 1924-1989 Maine Department of Agriculture (1924 to 1928 includes imported berries), 1990 to 2010 New England Agricultural Statistics Service.


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