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Grower Services - Maine Cranberry Harvest Figures

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YEAR Statewide Harvest Totals
(in barrels) (1 barrel =100 lbs)
2013 35,870 (28,700 reported)
2012 35,729 (32,782 reported)
2011 23,663 (20,087 reported)
2010 29,142 (24,615.7 reported)
2009 25,074 (22,479 reported)
2008 23,159 (18,617 reported)
2007 12,448 (10,121 reported)
2006 11,432 (10,277 reported)
2005 17,274 (5,280 reported)
2004 20,254 (17,245 reported)
2003 19,588 (17,227 reported)
2002 20,451 (19,351 reported)
2001 18,000 (16,857 reported)
2000 9,023
1999 3,100
1998 3,200
1997 2,000
1996 1,200
1995 ~900
1994 750
The term “reported” refers to actual survey results sent in, and the remainder of the harvest figure is derived from past grower histories and visual estimations for anyone who did not report in a given year.

Acres Harvested:

Year 2013: 212.8 out of 223
Year 2012: 212.8 out of 223
Year 2011: 205 out of 210
Year 2010: 201 out of 210
Year 2009: 197 out of 200.5
Year 2008: 197 out of 220
Year 2007: 214.9 out of 224
Year 2006: 202.75 out of 222.5
Year 2005: 219.5 out of 228.5
Year 2004: 225 out of 231
Year 2003: 226 out of 236
Year 2002: 219.5 out of 252
Year 2001: 250.5 out of 264
Year 2000: 138 out of 267 (remainder were newer plantings)
Year 1999: 130 out of 261 (remainder were newer plantings)
Year 1998: 70 out of 176 (remainder were brand new plantings)


Harvest Method (wet-harvested acres versus dry-pick acres):

Year 2013: Wet = 176.85 (154.6 reported); Dry = 36.0 (25.2 reported)
Year 2012: Wet = 174.6 (154.6 reported); Dry = 38.2 (25.2 reported)
Year 2011: Wet = 172 (153 reported); Dry = 33.0 (22 reported)
Year 2010: Wet = 171 (142.5 reported); Dry = 30.0 (17.25 reported)
Year 2009: Wet = 169 (163.1 reported); Dry = 28.1 (18.5 reported)
Year 2008: Wet = 166.4 (152.85 reported); Dry = 30.3 (6.5 reported)
Year 2007: Wet = 183.9 (159.2 reported); Dry = 31 (22.25 reported)
Year 2006: Wet = 170.5; Dry = 32.2
Year 2005: Wet = 183; Dry = 37
Year 2004: Wet = 188; Dry = 37
Year 2003: Wet = 193 (187.8 reported); Dry = 33 (17.6 reported)
Year 2002: Wet = 184; Dry = 35.7
Year 2001: Wet = 215 (161.4 reported); Dry = 35.5 (20.2 reported)
Year 2000: Wet = 122; Dry = 16
Year 1999: Wet = 118; Dry = 12
Year 1998: Wet = 44; Dry = 16


Find additional cranberry production data from Maine and other states (including cranberry prices) by visiting the National Agricultural Statistics Service


Cranberry questions? Contact Charles Armstrong, Cranberry Professional. University of Maine Cooperative Extension || Pest Management Office || 491 College Avenue || Orono, ME 04473-1295 || Tel: 207.581.2967 [email: charles.armstrong@maine.edu]

 


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