Best Methods of Establishing Newly Planted Cranberry Vine

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $2,080.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Fruits: berries (cranberries)


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    Michael MacFarlane will work to establish a commercially viable, organic cranberry bog, focusing on ways to promote maximum rooting, running and upright growth with mulches, innovative planting methods and use of liquid seaweed as a rooting agent.

    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.