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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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 »

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 »


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