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

Obituary: Cranberry grower Newell Jasperson

Newell D. Jasperson died Dec. 14 at his home in Cranmoor, Wisconsin. He was 98. Jasperson was born Nov. 4, 1918, to Clarence A. Jasperson and Harriet... more »

Rutgers’ bountiful cranberries spreading in US, Canada and overseas

If you drink cranberry juice, munch on dried cranberries or savor cranberry sauce, chances are they may include varieties bred at Rutgers University i... more »

CCGA forecasts 2016 cranberry crop

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) recently announced its 2016 cranberry crop forecast during the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’... more »

USDA commits to $27.5 million purchase of cranberry concentrate

A collaborative effort between cranberry industry stakeholders, USDA officials and the Cranberry Marketing Committee has culminated in the commitment ... more »

Breeder focuses on developing resistant varieties

Rutgers University cranberry plant breeder Nick Vorsa is striving to complete research started by his predecessors nearly 140 years ago. When the u... more »

CCCGA to honor 200th anniversary of cranberry growing

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association (CCCGA) will commemorate 2016 as the 200th anniversary of commercial cranberry growing in Massachusetts th... more »

Luna fungicide labels changed for grapes and berry crops

The Luna series of fungicides by Bayer all have one active ingredient in common, fluopyram, which is a systemic fungicide belonging to the succinate d... more »

SWD survey seeks grower responses

A new survey is seeking responses from growers regarding spotted wing drosophila (SWD) management. The survey is part of the "Sustainable Spotted Wind... more »

Obituary: Clinton O. Potter

Clinton O. Potter, long-time owner of Potter Cranberry Company, died Monday, March 21. He was 95. The youngest son of Oscar and Eva (Bennett) Pott... more »

Cranberry Industry Revitalization Task Force holds first meeting

A Cranberry Industry Revitalization Task Force, organized by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, recently gathered for the first time at the UMass Cranb... more »


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