Cranberries

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? Not necessarily, said University of Wisco... 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.

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Sundance berry getting ready for release

The newest cranberry cultivar release from the University of Wisconsin-Madison cranberry breeding program has shown itself to be a reliable and consis... more »

Good year in the cranberry marsh

Harvest a cranberry and you're hooked, David VanVoorhees said. La Crosse TribuneTo read more, click here.... more »

Canada gets Confirm

Gowan Canada has been granted the Canadian crop protection marketing rights for Confirm 240F insecticide and plans to start distributing the product i... more »

Wisconsin cranberry harvest expected to be larger than last year

State and national cranberry production is predicted to be higher than last year, but will not likely exceed the records set in 2008. According to the... more »

Cranberry production up 6 percent

The forecast for the 2010 cranberry crop is 7.35 million barrels, up 6 percent from 2009, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (N... more »

Ocean Spray Recognizes Local Plant Manager

Ocean Spray Cranberries has recognized its Wisconsin Rapids plant manager with the company's highest honor, the cranberry giant announced Wednesday. W... more »

State’s Cranberry Marshes Becoming More Sustainable, Study Says

A six-year effort by Wisconsin cranberry growers to become more involved in conservation programs and to improve water quality has led to more sustain... more »

Area Cranberry Farmers the New Faces of Juice

Some local families are now the faces of one of Wisconsin's largest industries, cranberries. WEAU-13 NewsClick here to read the rest of the story.... more »

Quinn is honored with Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association “Scoop Award.”

The Cape Cod Cranberry Growers' Association has presented state Rep. John Quinn with the “Scoop Award” during its 21st Annual Winter Meeti... more »

Ocean Spray Work Behind Schedule

Work on Ocean Spray's mega development near Rogersville is behind schedule, but the cranberry giant will still manage to plant more than 100 acres thi... more »


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