Cranberries

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 »

New Jersey soil health plans include blueberries, cranberries

Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) have a long history of research and education in the field of soil science including ground-breaking discoveries such as streptomycin which... more »

Nick Vorsa gets Service to Industry Award from Wisconsin Cranberry Growers

Rutgers professor of plant biology Nicholi Vorsa was named as a 2022 recipient of the Service to Industry Award at the December 2021 Board of Directors meeting of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA). The WSCGA... more »

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 »

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