County raspberry production up almost 10 percent in 2013 harvest

WHATCOM ­— Red raspberry production in Whatcom County this year was 63.4 million pounds, up almost 10 percent over last year, the Lynden-based Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports. The total for the state was just over 68 million pounds, up 8.6 percent over 2012. The summer harvest yield is the highest since 2011 and the…

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