Cranberries

2022 Wisconsin Cranberry School goes virtual

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) has changed its upcoming Cranberry School to a virtual event. "The health and safety of our cranberry community, speakers, and Cranberry School attendees is our No. 1 priority,"... more »

USDA seeks to boost cranberry resiliency amid climate change impact

Regardless of how you choose to incorporate cranberries into your meal or traditions, we can all agree it is a much sought-after item for Thanksgiving and other winter holidays. That's why researchers at the USDA's... more »

Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station seeks to ‘move the industry forward’

On a sunny September morning, a group of workers harvest the first cranberry crop from the Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station near Black River Falls. Originally purchased in 2017, it has taken years to renovate the marsh... more »

Two weeks left to sample tissues and soils for Wisconsin cranberries

It’s that time again – when our dynamic, responsive cranberry plants are finally doing the same thing for an entire month. Throughout the Wisconsin growing season, cranberries are moving nutrients and carbohydrates throughout the plant... more »

Updates presented on Crancam – phenotyping cranberry genotype

Work continues on the Crancam project, which aims to develop a full understanding of how each cranberry cultivar’s genotype interacts with its growing environment to ultimately produce the harvested crop. Objectively understanding how genetics and... more »

Massachusetts cranberry growers forecast an average crop this season

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association leadership attended the recent Cranberry Marketing Committee meeting where the committee announced its 2021 cranberry crop forecast for the United States. Massachusetts is the founder of cranberry cultivation, initiated on... more »

USDA apple production forecast for the US is up 3% from 2020

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Statistics Board, released a crop report on Aug. 12 that reflected projected increases in the U.S. apple crop The USDA  estimate of the season puts the U.S. apple crop... more »

Crop outlook a mixed bag for growers

A major heat wave that caused unprecedented temperatures in the Pacific Northwest in late June and early July was the starkest example of weather events that have negatively impacted fruit growing regions across the U.S.... more »

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