Wild Cranberry and Wetlands Project

Final Report for FNE02-405

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2002: $3,300.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Region: Northeast
State: New Hampshire
Project Leader:
Martha Carlson
Sandwich Community School, Inc
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Project Information


Note to readers, attached is the complete final report for FNE02-405.

With this information, we encourage farmers to reach out to their local sand pit to investigate the possibility of harvesting and/or expanding an established cranberry bog or finding an exhausted bog that needs to be reclaimed. Creating a bog takes a lot of time and money; excavating the site, installing irrigation, making layers of organic matter and sand, buying plants, paying permit fees and time, because it takes three to five years to establish a bog and get it ready to harvest. Using the established bog is a quicker return to your input, although creating a new bog increases the number of bogs available in the state to harvest from.


Participation Summary
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.