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Cranberry crop headed for best year since '99

By Elizabeth Campbell
Globe Correspondent / August 21, 2008

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The state's tart crimson berry is holding its ground. Despite a sweltering start to summer with extended heat, Massachusetts cranberry production is projected to rise as much as 25 percent this year and yield up to 1.9 million barrels, the best year in the Commonwealth since 1999. The crop has been bolstered by rainfall in late July and early August, ... (Full article: 453 words)

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