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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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 »

Ocean Spray a ‘Godsend’ for Rogersville

Bertrand LeBlanc admits the more he thinks about what the presence of cranberry giant Ocean Spray will mean to his community, the more excited he gets... more »

Canadian Firm Turns Oswego County Cranberry Farm into a Money-Maker

It was 2002, cranberry prices had tanked and Oswego Cranberry Co. and its 27 local investors didn't have enough money to pay its bills. Syracuse Post-... more »

Red, Round & Ready: Second-Generation Cranberry Farm Relishes in the Harvest

Kay Finch remembers spending her high school summers digging ditches and mowing dikes while growing up on her parent's cranberry farm about three mile... more »

New Michigan Wetlands Law Good for Cranberries

Michigan's cranberry industry has a better shot of expanding after Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed a new wetlands law Thursday that will make production... more »

Tart Cherry Industry Sales ‘Restriction’ Set at 68 Percent

The national red tart cherry crop came in at 355 million pounds, a whopping increase over USDA’s June estimate of 283.6 million pounds. At its m... more »

Wetlands Legislation Iincludes Help for Growing Michigan Cranberry Industry

Wayne Kiel kneeled at the edge of his cranberry bog last week and smiled as he pulled apart the spiny ground cover to reveal plump red and white berri... more »

Cranberries Get Smart, Less Tart

It's not a raw cranberry, it's not a sweetened dried cranberry. It's a whole new kind of cranberry. Detroit Free PressClick here to read the rest of t... more »


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