Current IPM Priority Issues (Cranberries)

  • Cranberry tipworm management
    • Not a problem prior to 2013
    • Spike in damage 2014-2016, with nearly all cranberry farms in the state impacted
    • Up to 20% losses on some cranberry farms
    • Research underway in cooperation with other cranberry-growing regions (Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Wisconsin)
  • Fungicide resistance management
  • Integrated weed management
  • Reduction of storage fruit rot