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NS wild blueberries smaller due to lack of rain

August 22, 2016
By CBC News


August 22, 2016, Halifax, NS – Nova Scotia’s blueberry harvest season is underway, with farmers gathering plentiful but small berries across the province.

Farmers are seeing drought-stressed plants, the worst since early 2000s, wild blueberry specialist Peter Burgess said. Without “significant rain until last week,” results vary farm to farm. READ MORE