Bob Winter http://wxpr.org en Dropping Temperatures Mean Long Nights for Cranberry Growers http://wxpr.org/post/dropping-temperatures-mean-long-nights-cranberry-growers <p>Cool temperatures Sunday night had cranberry growers in northern Wisconsin on frost alert.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On a chilly night, cranberry bogs can run many degrees colder than the average air temperature on the ground.&nbsp; Bob Winter runs </span>Vilas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Cranberry Company in </span>Manitowish<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Waters.&nbsp; He says the mercury would have dipped below freezing in the bogs, if he hadn't turned on water sprinklers to help keep the plants warm.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:10:49 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3119 at http://wxpr.org Dropping Temperatures Mean Long Nights for Cranberry Growers