TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey blueberry growers harvested 44.5 million utilized pounds from 8,400 acres. The value of utilized production was $75.1 million for 2020. Average price was $1.69 per pound, third Nationally.
Cranberry growers produced over 528 thousand utilized barrels from 3,000 acres. Value of utilized production was $20.4 million. The average price was $38.50 per barrel, second Nationally and a dime behind the Nation’s price leader Wisconsin.
New Jersey peach growers harvested 7,600 utilized tons from 3,800 bearing acres. New Jersey ranked second nationally in price at $2,740 per ton. Value of utilized production was over $20.8 million. Peach yields, averaging 2 tons per acre, were down sharply due to adverse spring weather.
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