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Some Maine Cranberry Field Studies:

  • Results of 1998-2000 SARE Grower Grant (“An Alternative to the Winter Protection of Cranberries in Maine”)
  • Summary of “Cranberry Fruitworm Cover Study” conducted in 2003 and 2004 at Sparrow Farms [an organic farm] in Pittston, Maine – Key Question: Are enough cranberries protected from cranberry fruitworm [egg-laying moths] by using a polypropylene fabric row cover to justify the expense of the cover? MS Word || pdf

Notes taken during various out-of-state (and Canada) cranberry workshops and conferences:

  • UMass Cranberry Management Update – Jan. 2009, Plymouth. MS Word (533 Kb) || pdf (282 Kb)
  • Sanding and Pruning Differentially Impact Cranberry Yield and Canopy Characteristics – by Carolyn DeMoranville (UMass) –- Presented August 9th, 2009, NACREW Conference, Moncton, NB CANADA. MS Word (50.5 Kb) || pdf (53.1 Kb)
  • March 2008 – Atlantic Cranberry Course – Prince Edward Island, CANADA. MS Word (555 Kb) || pdf (392 Kb)
  • April 2006 – Atlantic Cranberry Course – Fredericton, NB CANADA. MS Word (57.5 Kb) || pdf (158 Kb)
A Reader’s Summaries of some Published Cranberry Research:

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Cranberry questions? Contact Charles Armstrong, Cranberry Professional. University of Maine Cooperative Extension || Pest Management Office || 491 College Avenue || Orono, ME 04473-1295 || Tel: (207) 581-2967 [email:]


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