Utah cherry crop will be smaller this year

Utah’s sweet and tart cherry crop are expected to be smaller this year, and prices likely will be higher. These are guesstimates because the government reporting services have drastically cut back on compiling agricultural data focusing on the status of America’s food basket. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended its longtime forecasts and production reports because of federal budget cuts, or sequestration. Reports have been suspended on other crops and livestock as well, including ve...

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