Cranberry 2000

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $6,250.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Fruits: general small fruits


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Objectives: 1) To determine which variety or varieties of cranberries would best be suited for an eastern Maine climate. 2) To determine the different types and quantities of unwanted weeds/vegetation in two growing environments. 3) To analyze the irrigation/water requirements of the planted cranberries in the two environments and two project cost savings, if any, of reduced watering.

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