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Bucks in berries: Farmers turn to blackberries for profits - The Galveston County Daily News : Business

November 22, 2014

Bucks in berries: Farmers turn to blackberries for profits

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:30 am | Updated: 10:47 pm, Fri Jun 20, 2014.

DICKINSON — Peach season is past at Janet and Jim Guidry’s orchard in Dickinson, but they have another profitable fruit in the offing — blackberries.

The part-time farmers planted some 40 bushes three years ago and have seen such success that they’re adding 70 more. This year, they’ll sell an estimated 300 pounds through the end of the season in August.

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