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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Blueberry, Cranberry Lessons Offered

These workshops will be held at the Farm and Home Center, 121 Second St. off Judd Road 0.3 mile east of Airport Road.If you plan to attend call Linda ... more »

Cranberry Industry Gets Boost

Wisconsin's cranberry industry has been booming in recent years. And part of the reason has been a push for research on the fruit. Wasau, Wis., Fox 55... more »

Group Says Ocean Spray’s Choice Brand Doesn’t Use Real Fruit

A consumer advocacy group isn't so sweet on the labeling of a new dried fruit cranberry product from Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. Boston GlobeClick he... more »

No Waders Are Needed to Pick These Cranberries

Fresh cranberries bounce. A cranberry that can be bounced off a table is a fresh cranberry, said Candace Lillie, an Ocean County Park naturalist. Asbu... more »

Cold Hurts N.B. Cranberry Crop

Cranberry growers in New Brunswick are expecting smaller yields this year compared to last year. CBC NewsClick here to read the rest of the story.... more »

Cranberry Co-op Station Adds to Good Harvest for Wisconsin

Cranberry producers are wrapping up their harvest season and all indications are that Wisconsin will top the country in cranberry production for the 1... more »

Cranberries: Big Harvest, Rising Sales

Wisconsin is the nation's largest cranberry producer, providing nearly 60% of the U.S. supply and about half of all cranberries grown in the world. Mi... more »

Cranberries Continue Return to Maine

The rush was on in the deep-maroon cranberry bogs at Ricker Hill Orchards last week. Kennebec JournalClick here>/a> to read the rest of the story.... more »

Tart Red Fruit Producing Green For Maine Farmers

Just off Route 9 in Aurora, about 30 miles east of Bangor, it's harvest time at the LaPlant family bog. Kathy LaPlant and a friend stand on a large ma... more »

Feds Back Que. Organic Cranberry Production

An expansion-minded company growing organic cranberries in northeastern Quebec's Saguenay region has picked up just under $250,000 in federal loans fo... more »


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