. Cranberries; : the national cranberry magazine. Cranberries. Mass. Cranberry Station and Field Notes by J RICHARD BEATTIE Extension Cranberry Special'sf. Want One Grade Only The development of quality con- brol programs have continued to highlifj'ht the activities of many lai-d-working cranberry conimit- ees. One of the most recent re- ult3 of industry action in Massa- hu setts was the recommendation o the United States Department )f Agriculture that one federal frade for fresh fruit be estab- ished this fall and that it consist f our top quality berries. There vas considerable discussion co

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. Cranberries; : the national cranberry magazine. Cranberries. Mass. Cranberry Station and Field Notes by J RICHARD BEATTIE Extension Cranberry Special'sf. Want One Grade Only The development of quality con- brol programs have continued to highlifj'ht the activities of many lai-d-working cranberry conimit- ees. One of the most recent re- ult3 of industry action in Massa- hu setts was the recommendation o the United States Department )f Agriculture that one federal frade for fresh fruit be estab- ished this fall and that it consist f our top quality berries. There vas considerable discussion co
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. Cranberries; : the national cranberry magazine. Cranberries. Mass. Cranberry Station and Field Notes by J RICHARD BEATTIE Extension Cranberry Special'sf. Want One Grade Only The development of quality con- brol programs have continued to highlifj'ht the activities of many lai-d-working cranberry conimit- ees. One of the most recent re- ult3 of industry action in Massa- hu setts was the recommendation o the United States Department )f Agriculture that one federal frade for fresh fruit be estab- ished this fall and that it consist f our top quality berries. There vas considerable discussion con- erning the advisability of adopt- ng two federal grades and some xcellent reasons were given to ubstantiate this viewpoint. How- ver, a definite majority of grow- rs and shippers attending recent aeetings felt that two such rades were not necessary in our articular industry and could, if stablished, further aggravate our larketing problems. One top grade ppears to have considerable lei-it and those piesent at the ell attended planning sessions !lt that it was a reasonable grade nd one that all packers and ship- ers could meet. The other pro- acing areas will have an oppor- inity to discuss this question and ake their recommendations. Our industry received a fine implinient from the federal in- )ectors of the U.S.D.A. who spent nsiderable time examining ber- es in packing houses this past 11 in preparation for the possi- e adoption of federal grades, ley stated that they were very uch impressed in most instan- s with the quality of the fruit ey inspected at shipping point d were very much pleased with e constructive and helpful atti- ie of growers and shippers who ;ended the sessions when the oposed grades were discussed great detail. Frost Warning The Cape Cod Cranberry Grow- ers Association is again sponsor- ing the telephone frost warning service. Frost warning applica- tions have been mailed to grow- ei's who have used this service during the last several years. If a grow

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