Cranberries

Wisconsin cranberry growers looking for research center funding

The members of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) and researchers at the University of Wisconsin have wanted a dedicated cranberry research station for more than 20 years, said Tom Lochner, WSCGA’s executive director.... more »

Partnerships help Michigan cranberry farming grow

Take a handful of tenacious farmers, add some innovation and a smidge of cooperation, and you have the secret to Michigan's small yet growing cranberry industry.While the state remains a niche player, family farms are... more »

Cranberry prices up for growers in 2011

South Coast cranberry growers are hopeful they will receive more for their crop this year in an economy where, for the past few years, growers have barely made enough to cover their costs to produce... more »

Changing consumer demand affects small fruit

A lot has changed for small fruit over the last few decades, but those changes were quite different, depending on the crop. Strawberries The biggest changes for strawberries came about in the 1970s, when there... more »

Hurricane Irene fruit crop damage not as bad as feared

Fruit growers in the Eastern United States seem to have been spared much of the damage that was feared from Hurricane Irene when it came to land Aug. 27 and 28.So far, FGN has learned... more »

Cranberry growers vote to continue marketing order

USDA announced that cranberry producers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington and Long Island, N.Y., voted to continue their federal marketing order program.During the referendum, 512 eligible producers cast... more »

Cranberry growers have a new online network

North American cranberry growers have a new resource for gathering information. The North American Cranberry Growers Network (NACGN) offers growers access to an online community of growers and experts who share ideas and tips for... more »

Haygrove winner planning for raspberries

The winner of the annual Great American Haygrove Giveaway was William McCaffery of Spring Rain Farms, East Taunton, Mass. If all goes according to plan, he will be erecting the Haygrove tunnel on his father’s... more »


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