Cranberries

Symposium offers latest in berry health research

While the 9th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium (BHBS) was postponed in 2021 due to COVID-19, berry research on health has continued through the pandemic and will be presented at the event in 2023. The symposium will... more »

USDA: Cranberry production to rise, grapes, peaches and pears down

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released forecasts for a number of fruit crops, putting cranberry production up from last year, but peach, pear and the overall grape category (table, raisin, juice and wine) down.... more »

New research shows cranberry intake improves cardiovascular health

A new clinical trial in Food & Function found daily consumption of cranberries for one month improved cardiovascular function in healthy men. The new study, "Daily consumption of cranberry improves endothelial function in healthy adults:... more »

Cranberry Marketing Committee applauds US-UK tariff agreement

The U.S. cranberry industry welcomes the news of an agreement to remove Section 232 tariffs in the United Kingdom as a result of the settling of the long-standing steel and aluminum dispute. Since 2018, U.S.... more »

Challenging analysis pursued to curb cranberry rot

University of Wisconsin-Extension fruit pathologist Leslie Holland and others are striving to develop a holistic approach for managing cranberry fruit rot, a fungal disease caused by multiple factors – many of which are not fully... more »

Cranberry weed impact studied by researchers

Precision weed management offers cranberry growers the potential to increase yields and reduce input costs by using decision-making tools to decide when herbicide applications are warranted, said Jed Colquhoun, professor and integrated pest management director... more »

Cranberry Marketing Committee appoints new executive director

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) has appointed Daniel “Danny” E. Raulerson as its executive director effective March 23, 2022. Raulerson's hiring is the culmination of an extensive search process by the board of directors to... more »

Retired cranberry bog restorations pursued in New England

Cranberry farming was once a prominent industry in southeastern Massachusetts. Today,  however, the cranberry industry is shifting to other areas of the U. S. and Canada. Many New England cranberry bogs are retiring, and efforts are... more »

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