Oregon Field Guide

Cranberry Farming

Clip: Season 24 Episode 2401 | 7m 48s

Oregon cranberry farmers call the south coast the NAPA valley of cranberry farming in the US. A longer growing season produces sweet berries. But don’t believe the myth that they grow in watery bogs. Cranberry fields are flooded only two days a year to help the farmers get the berries off the vine at harvest time.

Aired: 10/04/12

Rating: TV-G

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