Cranberries

Tart Red Fruit Producing Green For Maine Farmers

Just off Route 9 in Aurora, about 30 miles east of Bangor, it's harvest time at the LaPlant family bog. Kathy LaPlant and a friend stand on a large machine that floats on top of... more »

Feds Back Que. Organic Cranberry Production

An expansion-minded company growing organic cranberries in northeastern Quebec's Saguenay region has picked up just under $250,000 in federal loans for new equipment and plant cuttings. GrainewsClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Ocean Spray a ‘Godsend’ for Rogersville

Bertrand LeBlanc admits the more he thinks about what the presence of cranberry giant Ocean Spray will mean to his community, the more excited he gets. Brunswick Times & TranscriptClick here to read the rest... more »

Canadian Firm Turns Oswego County Cranberry Farm into a Money-Maker

It was 2002, cranberry prices had tanked and Oswego Cranberry Co. and its 27 local investors didn't have enough money to pay its bills. Syracuse Post-StandardClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Red, Round & Ready: Second-Generation Cranberry Farm Relishes in the Harvest

Kay Finch remembers spending her high school summers digging ditches and mowing dikes while growing up on her parent's cranberry farm about three miles south of Black River Falls. She also recalls what it was... more »

New Michigan Wetlands Law Good for Cranberries

Michigan's cranberry industry has a better shot of expanding after Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed a new wetlands law Thursday that will make production easier. Detroit NewsClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Tart Cherry Industry Sales ‘Restriction’ Set at 68 Percent

The national red tart cherry crop came in at 355 million pounds, a whopping increase over USDA’s June estimate of 283.6 million pounds. At its meeting Sept. 10, the Cherry Industry Administrative Board increased the... more »

Wetlands Legislation Iincludes Help for Growing Michigan Cranberry Industry

Wayne Kiel kneeled at the edge of his cranberry bog last week and smiled as he pulled apart the spiny ground cover to reveal plump red and white berries. Grand Rapids PressClick here to read... more »

Cranberries Get Smart, Less Tart

It's not a raw cranberry, it's not a sweetened dried cranberry. It's a whole new kind of cranberry. Detroit Free PressClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Tart Cherry Industry Sales ‘Restriction’ Set at 68 Percent

The national red tart cherry crop came in at 355 million pounds, a whopping increase over USDA's June estimate of 283.6 million pounds. At its meeting Sept. 10, the Cherry Industry Administrative Board increased the... more »


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