With a growing season of only 135 days and an annual cumulative precipitation of 45.4", Maine depends on its abundant agricultural venues.
leads the world in production of wild blueberries. Blueberries
developed their roots in Maine's acidic soils about 14,000 years ago.
They are not cultivated or platned. They are part of the natural
is 2nd in
the nation in
the production of maple
syrup and Maine's Somerset County produces more maple syrup than any
county in the nation.
Maine ranks 8th in the nation amoung producers of fall potatoes.
natural resources such as lumber, granite, and fishing are highly
important to Maine's economy.
Maine lobsters live in the wild, in their rocky ocean habitat off the coast of Maine. They are caught only by the eco-friendly, environmentally responsible trap method. Maine lobsters aer claimed to be the best lobsters in the world.
dairy industry is
consistently amoung the state's leading agricultural sectors.
Maine leads the nation in production of brown eggs.
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