Cranberry growers vote in favor of continue marketing order

Cranberry growers vote in favor of continue marketing order

Cranberry growers have voted to continue their federal marketing order program.

The vote, from May 6-28, was 79% in favor of continuing the program, representing 82% of the volume produced by those who cast a vote, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The marketing order covers production research, marketing research, market development and paid advertising, and is grower funded. The program requires a vote on whether to continue it every four years.

According to a news release, the program covers growers in:

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Wisconsin
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Long Island, N.Y.

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