Cranberries

Massachusetts cranberry growers identify state grown fruit with new insignia

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association (CCCGA),  representing more than 325 Massachusetts cranberry growers statewide, announces the debut of an insignia emblem distinguishing locally grown fruit on cranberry products sourced from within the Commonwealth. The logo... more »

Cranberry growers vote to continue federal marketing order

Cranberry growers have decisively voted to continue their federal marketing order program. The marketing order covers cranberries grown in the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, and Long... more »

USDA report reveals New Jersey third in US peach production

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistics Service released its annual Non-Citrus Fruit and Nuts report June 18 and the results showed New Jersey as the No. 3 state in the U.S. in... more »

Cranberry Man: Rutgers’ Nicholi Vorsa breeds better berries

Nicholi Vorsa’s work breeding cranberries has followed the demands of the industry through the decades. Consumer uses have evolved from Thanksgiving dinner sauce to juice, and now sweetened-and-dried Craisins. Growers’ needs have also changed, from... more »

Vote on cranberry marketing order coming up for growers

The USDA April 24 announced a referendum for cranberry producers to decide whether to continue their federal marketing order. The voting period will be run May 6-28, 2019. The marketing order requires that a continuance... more »

Cranberry grant provides funds to work with drone imaging

As part of the research grant, the University of Massachusetts Cranberry Station in Wareham is collaborating with a company that specializes in drone imaging technology, Skycision Inc. Skycision, founded in Pennsylvania in 2015, now has... more »

USDA sets cranberries volume regulation for 2018-19 crop year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Sept. 12 a final rule establishing a marketable quantity of 7.275 million barrels and a grower allotment percentage of 75 percent for volume regulation of the 2018-19 crop... more »

Perdue visits Rhode Island cranberry bog

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Chief of Agriculture Ken Ayars on Monday afternoon visited a cranberry bog at The Greene Company in Coventry, Rhode Island. In a Twitter post, Perdue said the land... more »


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