Cranberries

15 percent of cranberry crop restricted; 25 percent proposed for 2018

Cranberry handlers in most states will have to move 15 percent of the 2017 crop away from U.S. consumers due to a rule finalized by the USDA in April, and the Department of Agriculture has also posted a proposed rule restricting the amount of crop that large growers could deliver after their next harvest.

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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? N... 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 ... 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 gr... 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 Cov... more »

Atticus introduces lepidoteran control with Inspirato 2 F

Cary, North Carolina-based Atticus has introduced Inspirato 2 F, an insect growth regulator that targets lepidopteran insects in the specialty crop m... more »

Sun Belle opens new Miami Distribution Center

Sun Belle, a marketer and shipper of berries, has opened an 82,000 square foot state of the art refrigerated distribution facility in Miami. Adjoin... more »

Dried fruit market forecast to grow

[caption id="attachment_17508" align="alignright" width="283"] (PRNewsfoto/International Nut & Dried Fruit)[/caption] The International Nut and... more »

Graceland Fruit expands into Wisconsin with CranGrow purchase

Frankfort, Michigan-based   Graceland Fruit, a producer of dried fruit is expanding its operations through an alliance with Wisconsin-based Cranberr... more »

15 percent of cranberry crop restricted; 25 percent proposed for 2018

Cranberry handlers in most states will have to move 15 percent of the 2017 crop away from U.S. consumers due to a rule finalized by the USDA in April,... more »

Ocean Spray CEO to leave co-op, replacement named

Randy Papadellis, president and chief executive officer of Ocean Spray Cranberries recently announced his plans to leave the cooperative on July 1 af... more »

USDA proposes cranberry seasonal volume control 

The USDA is announcing a proposed change to the percentages of free and restricted volume control for the 2017-18 crop year for cranberries grown in 1... more »


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