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Stories Tagged "cranberries"

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Cranberry Farmers Struggle As Surplus Drops Prices

posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:21 PM

The drop in prices comes after many growers invested in replanting or creating new bogs. Full Story

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)

posted on November 23, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)
Full Program: Bipartisan efforts to cut the federal deficit collapse, leaving farm programs in limbo. The World Trade Organization rejects America's Country of Origin Labeling Program. We explain why cranberries -- like all commodities -- are not immune to... Full Story

Cranberry Industry Enters New Era with Familiar Challenges

posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:09 PM

Cranberry Industry Enters New Era with Familiar Challenges
Few harvests can match the stark beauty and rich color of cranberries in the American northeast. Full Story

Cranberries appearance is key for some diners

posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:17 PM

Nicholas Mackara isn't about to drive over to his parents' house for Thanksgiving to sit down to a dish of some fancy homemade cranberry sauce that Martha Stewart might serve. He's so determined that his cranberry sauce come from a can that he... Full Story

More Farmers Markets Expand to Year-Round

posted on December 30, 2010 at 4:12 PM

PLYMOUTH, Mass (AP) -- A steady stream of customers filled baskets and shopping bags with vegetables, cranberries, cheese, fresh-baked breads and pies while chatting with the dozen or so farmers selling goods in the visitor's center of a local... Full Story

Market to Market (November 19, 2010)

posted on November 19, 2010 at 7:11 PM

Market to Market (November 19, 2010)
Full Program: Lawmakers ponder sweeping food safety reforms, giving the FDA increased regulatory authority. New research indicates the demise of a key tax credit for ethanol, could have a minimal effect on corn prices. And we'll discover why cranberries --... Full Story

US Cranberry Production Expected to Fall by 10 pct

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

B O S T O N ( A P ) - T h e n a t i o n ' s c r a n b e r r y p r o d u c t i o n i s e x p e c t e d t o f a l l b y 1 0 p e r c e n t f r o m l a s t y e a r ' s r e c o r d - b r e a k i n g c r o p , e v e n a s w o r l d w i d e d e m a n d f... Full Story

Cranberry Farms Go High-Tech to Meet High Demand

posted on October 3, 2008 at 8:10 PM

WARRENS, Wis - Until this fall, workers at Nodji Van Wychen's cranberry farm sorted fruit with the same wooden technology used by her grandfather. Full Story

Wisconsin Cranberry Crop Second-Largest on Record

posted on August 22, 2008 at 8:08 PM

LA CROSSE, Wis (AP) - Wisconsin's cranberry crop is expected to be the second-largest harvest on record this fall. Full Story

Dairy State Farmers Claim #1 Cranberry Slot

posted on February 20, 2004 at 8:02 PM

Dairy State Farmers Claim #1 Cranberry Slot
250 Wisconsin cranberry producers grow 60% of the nation's tiny red fruit Full Story

Cranberry Glut: A Lesson in Supply and Demand

posted on November 22, 2002 at 8:11 PM

As America's grain and oilseed producers count their blessings this Thanksgiving, they needn't look further than the cranberry sauce to realize there is much to be thankful for. Full Story

posted on February 22, 2002 at 8:02 PM

The foods most pursued last year on the Lycos search engine of the World Wide Web include ginger as the number one spice search. Cranberries received more fruit searches than strawberries, blueberries and raspberries combined! Full Story

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