Cranberries

Cranberry growers have a new online network

North American cranberry growers have a new resource for gathering information. The North American Cranberry Growers Network (NACGN) offers growers access to an online community of growers and experts who share ideas and tips for... more »

Haygrove winner planning for raspberries

The winner of the annual Great American Haygrove Giveaway was William McCaffery of Spring Rain Farms, East Taunton, Mass. If all goes according to plan, he will be erecting the Haygrove tunnel on his father’s... more »

Sundance berry getting ready for release

The newest cranberry cultivar release from the University of Wisconsin-Madison cranberry breeding program has shown itself to be a reliable and consistent performer. In fact, the new hybrid – tentatively named Sundance – has been... more »

Good year in the cranberry marsh

Harvest a cranberry and you're hooked, David VanVoorhees said. La Crosse TribuneTo read more, click here. more »

Canada gets Confirm

Gowan Canada has been granted the Canadian crop protection marketing rights for Confirm 240F insecticide and plans to start distributing the product immediately. Nippon Soda Co. Ltd. acquired the brand and its active ingredient –... more »

Wisconsin cranberry harvest expected to be larger than last year

State and national cranberry production is predicted to be higher than last year, but will not likely exceed the records set in 2008. According to the latest numbers by USDA, Wisconsin cranberry producers are expected... more »

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 (NASS).If realized, this will be the second largest production on record. Production... 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. Wisconsin Rapids-TribuneClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

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