Maine losing grip on blueberry industry
Boston.com
Quebec is warming and there are fewer blueberry-killing spring frosts, giving growers increased confidence to expand fields to meet skyrocketing demand. Maine farmers, meanwhile, worry about competition from their northern neighbor and how climate change might impact their crop. At left, a stand in the blueberry-robust region around St.-Jean Lake.
Quebec is warming and there are fewer blueberry-killing spring frosts, giving growers increased confidence to expand fields to meet skyrocketing demand. Maine farmers, meanwhile, worry about competition from their northern neighbor and how climate change might impact their crop.

At left, a stand in the blueberry-robust region around St.-Jean Lake.
(Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)