Cranberries

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 when the adult moths are in flight – during bloom. But that’s the... 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 growers have helped the family farm (called Haines & Haines)... 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 this point, this mainly matters to growers of fall raspberries, blackberries, and... 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.  Based on the findings of a pest risk assessment, which the agency made available... more »

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 can help foodservice professionals incorporate the cranberry – America’s Original Superfruit – into meals... 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 approved the continuance of the industry’s federal marketing order. Hogan, newly appointed... 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 Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington and Long Island,... 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 significant advances in the past year toward the development of a state-of-the-art, genetic, marker-assisted selection program... more »

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