Cranberries

Golden arches may be golden ticket for Michigan produce

It was a whirlwind day at Dietrich Orchards in Conklin, Mich., recently, when the governor, state and local leaders, produce industry representatives and lots of Michigan McDonald’s franchisees turned out for a news event kicking... more »

Wisconsin cranberry growers celebrate 125 years

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) has had a lot to celebrate lately. This year, the organization is celebrating its 125th anniversary. To note the occasion, Feb. 8 was named “Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers... more »

Family means business

DeGrandchamp Farms has been in business since 1958. That’s when Vincent and Beatrice DeGrandchamp bought a small, 12-acre blueberry farm near South Haven, Mich. The farm expanded and is still managed by the same family.... more »

Fruit, vegetable crops need honeybees

Every third mouthful of food we eat, directly or indirectly, depends on honeybee pollination, according to Donald Lam, a beekeeper and member of the Holland Area Beekeepers Association in Holland, Mich. Lam gave a presentation... more »

Global warming seen as threat to Garden State’s cranberry farms

A sense of urgency pervaded the meeting rooms at the Rutgers' Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, where scientists, business executives, and former governors agreed that global warming poses pressing problems for... more »

Wisconsin cranberry growers looking for research center funding

The members of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) and researchers at the University of Wisconsin have wanted a dedicated cranberry research station for more than 20 years, said Tom Lochner, WSCGA’s executive director.... more »

Partnerships help Michigan cranberry farming grow

Take a handful of tenacious farmers, add some innovation and a smidge of cooperation, and you have the secret to Michigan's small yet growing cranberry industry.While the state remains a niche player, family farms are... more »

Cranberry prices up for growers in 2011

South Coast cranberry growers are hopeful they will receive more for their crop this year in an economy where, for the past few years, growers have barely made enough to cover their costs to produce... more »

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