EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan remains the third largest apple producer in the United States, according to Marlo Johnson, Director of the USDA NASS, Great Lakes Regional Office. Michigan apple production, at 927 million pounds, was down 13 percent from the 2019 crop. The farm level value of utilized production was $270.2 million.
Michigan tart cherry production was 69.3 million pounds, down 59 percent from 2019. The farm level value of utilized production was $32.7 million. Michigan was the largest tart cherry producing State. The 2020 marketing year average price of $0.473 per pound was up $0.33 from 2019.
Blueberry production in Michigan was 73.8 million pounds. Michigan growers harvested 17,200 acres in 2020. The farm level value of utilized production was $75.4 million.
— USDA NASS Great Lakes Region
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