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Volume 35 • Issue 2 • May 18, 2022

Genetic Fingerprinting at the Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station: Part 1

When a commercial marsh was selected to become the new Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station (WCRS) in 2017, it provided an opportunity to hone cultivar identification analyses at the same time as informing WCRS about the prospects of continuing to cultivate the existing beds, vs renovation. Read more here.   

Walk With Care in Cranberry Beds

The Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station hosts tours for the media, public servants, local school groups as well as in-bed research conducted by UW-Madison staff and students. To help visitors protect the plants, themselves, and the cranberry crop during their visits, the Station Manager and the Wisconsin Cranberry Research and Education Foundation requested that I make a printable guide. You can access the PDF here.

Think “Safety First” This Season

With the hectic pace farms experience during the growing season, you may be looking for easily shared information to keep your workers safe.  The UW-Madison Extension Farm Management Topic Hub has free, research-based articles that can help. Transform your marsh’s safety culture with these key resources for your team.

Don't Miss Out on These Updates and Resources

Grower Update: Vilas 51

Grower Update: Flying Dollar Cranberry

Research Station Update

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Editors: Josie Russo, Amaya Atucha, and Allison Jonjak

References to products in this publication are for your convenience and are not an endorsement of one product over similar products. You are responsible for using pesticides according to the manufacturer's current label directions. Follow directions exactly to protect the environment and people from pesticide exposure. Failure to do so violates the law.

Amaya Atucha
Extension Fruit Crop Specialist

Jed Colquhoun
Extension Fruit Crops Weed Scientist

Christelle Guédot
Extension Fruit Crops Entomologist

Allison Jonjak
Cranberry Outreach Specialist

Josie Russo
Communications Specialist

Wisconsin Fruit Team Contact

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