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USApple bumps crop size estimate to 263.8 million bushels

  • August 23rd, 2014

The U.S. Apple Association says there are more apples out there than the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated on August 12.

USApple added 4.6 million bushels to the USDA number, pushing the national crop size to 263.8 million bushels in its estimate. USDA puts the crop at 259.2 million.

It would be the third largest crop since USDA began keeping records, [...]

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