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With below-zero lows through at least next week, area fruit farmers kept a positive outlook.

A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.

Researchers with Ohio State University Extension are in the midst of a multi-year project studying alternative planting methods to help Ohio growers increase the production of two small, increasingly popular fruits that many health experts hail as "superfoods."

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's vegetable farmers harvested 13,000 acres of sweet corn for fresh market in 2011 with production totaling 819,000 hundredweight or 63 hundredweight per acre.