Cranberries

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 »

Oudemans leads New Jersey’s blueberry, cranberry research

Peter Oudemans leads the PE Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension, a substation of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station of Rutgers University located in Chatsworth, New Jersey's Burlington County. Photo: Peter... more »

Jonjak is Wisconsin’s first cranberry outreach specialist

When Allison Jonjak started her job as the University of Wisconsin-Extension Cranberry Outreach Specialist, she expected to be spending much of her time traveling around the state meeting with cranberry growers. But due to the... more »

Nematode ‘ranching workshop’ helps cranberry growers

A workshop for Wisconsin cranberry growers interested in raising nematodes to help control red-headed flea beetles and other insect pests on their marshes was held recently on the Pergande Cranberry Marsh north of Warrens, Wisonsin.... more »

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