Wisconsin is the top producer of cranberries in the nation. Every fall people flock to Wisconsin cranberry marshes to watch the cranberry harvest and join in on the cranberry harvest celebrations.
This year the cranberry crop looks promising with a reported projection of producing approximately 550 million to 600 million pounds of berries. Even though, production looks good for growers times will still be difficult as they are facing a U.S. market that currently has an oversupply of cranberries.
Tom Lochner, the Executive Director of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association was able to elaborate on the 2017 Cranberry growing season, the tough times ahead, and the many ways to celebrate the Wisconsin cranberry harvest this year.
The Warrens Cranberry Festival will be held September 22-24. The festival is considered to be the largest festival in the U.S., and it is a great way to get out and celebrate the 2017 cranberry harvest as well as support the Warrens community.
For more information about the many cranberry harvest festivals in Wisconsin or to learn more about Wisconsin cranberries click http://www.wiscran.org/