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

Multispecies mating disruption pursued in cranberries

Cranberry producers face a common dilemma when spraying their crops with insecticides: the prime time to spray to eliminate cranberry fruitworm is whe... more »

New Jersey farm still growing cranberries 125 years later

It was 1890 when Martin L. Haines first began harvesting his cranberry bogs in Hogwallow, New Jersey. Over the last 125 years, five generations of gro... more »

Penn State: Final SWD update for berry growers

Spotted wing drosophila is present just about anywhere we look these days —even in berry fields where fruit is no longer present. At th... more »

APHIS allows importation of fresh Chilean cranberries

USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has authorized the importation of fresh cranberries from Chile into the continental United States. ... more »

The Future of Fruit Storage

Jim Schaefer, president of Storage Control Systems, talks about what he believes is the future of fruit storage.... watch »

Cranberry Marketing Committee launches new foodservice website

The Cranberry Marketing Committee, USA (CMC) announces the launch of its new website, Cranberry Foodservice USA. The website provides resources that c... more »

Marketing order approval could boost cranberry promotion

In light of considerable market turmoil in the U.S. cranberry industry in recent years, Michelle Hogan was a bit surprised when growers recently appro... more »

BREAKING: Federal Cranberry Marketing Order will continue

The USDA Cranberry Marketing Order, also known as the Cranberry Marketing Committee, USA (CMC), has received confirmation that cranberry producers in ... more »

Quicker cranberries: Breeding research seeks to shorten variety development process

Researchers at the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Cranberry Genetics and Genomics Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have made sig... more »

Cranberry marketing order up for vote

USDA announced April 22 that cranberry producers will vote from May 1-26, 2015, on whether to continue their federal marketing order.According to a ne... more »


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