June 2009
Central Penn Business Journal;6/12/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p17
The article reports that the farmers and fruit growers in Adams County, Pennsylvania are moving toward producing fruit to sell at markets rather than selling it to processors for canning, juice and cider. According to Jim Remcheck, agricultural economic development and marketing educator, profit margins on fresh fruit are higher, and the consumer demand for fresh fruit is rising. It mentions that Adams County was the top producer of apples and other tree fruit in Pennsylvania in 2007.


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