Cranberries

Cranberry school covers fruit rot, other threats

If Wisconsin cranberry growers had a higher incidence of fruit rot in 2016 than usual, should they intensify their fungicide spray program this coming season? Not necessarily, said University of Wisco... more

Breeder focuses on developing resistant varieties

Rutgers University cranberry plant breeder Nick Vorsa is striving to complete research started by his predecessors nearly 140 years ago.

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Cranberry production up 6 percent

The forecast for the 2010 cranberry crop is 7.35 million barrels, up 6 percent from 2009, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (N... more »

Ocean Spray Recognizes Local Plant Manager

Ocean Spray Cranberries has recognized its Wisconsin Rapids plant manager with the company's highest honor, the cranberry giant announced Wednesday. W... more »

State’s Cranberry Marshes Becoming More Sustainable, Study Says

A six-year effort by Wisconsin cranberry growers to become more involved in conservation programs and to improve water quality has led to more sustain... more »

Area Cranberry Farmers the New Faces of Juice

Some local families are now the faces of one of Wisconsin's largest industries, cranberries. WEAU-13 NewsClick here to read the rest of the story.... more »

Quinn is honored with Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association “Scoop Award.”

The Cape Cod Cranberry Growers' Association has presented state Rep. John Quinn with the “Scoop Award” during its 21st Annual Winter Meeti... more »

Ocean Spray Work Behind Schedule

Work on Ocean Spray's mega development near Rogersville is behind schedule, but the cranberry giant will still manage to plant more than 100 acres thi... more »

New Cranberry Farm Planned

A British Columbian cranberry grower hopes to start construction of a major cranberry operation near this community south of Bathurst as soon as this ... more »

Weather Took Toll on Wis. Apple, Cranberry Crops

Last year wasn't a good year for Wisconsin's apple and cranberry growers. BusinessWeekClick here to read the rest of the story.... more »

Bog Sanding an Integral Part of Producing Cranberries

Winter ice is an important tool for the cranberry grower. It provides the best opportunity for sanding, an integral part of cranberry growing and nour... more »

UAF to Study Invasive Sweet Clover

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has received a $493,000 federal grant to study the impact of invasive white sweet clover on blueberry and cranberry... more »


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