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UMass Cranberry Station

The mission of the UMass Cranberry Station is to maintain and enhance the economic viability of the Massachusetts cranberry industry through research, extension and to serve the public welfare by supporting economic development and protection of the environment. We have specialists in Plant Pathology, Entomology, Environmental Physiology, Plant Nutrition/Cultural Practices, Weed Science/Integrated Pest Management, and Floriculture. The Cranberry Station, located in southeastern Massachusetts, is recognized as a leader in the United States and worldwide for research and outreach programs on cranberry culture.

Current Weather Summary

Bogside Workshops

We are offering two Bogside Workshops for the summer 2019: Wednesday, May 29th and Wednesday, June 26th.  For more information click here.

2019 Preliminary Keeping Quality Forecast

The 2019 preliminary keeping quality forecast is VERY GOOD. For more information click here.

Spring Frost Tolerances of Cranberry Buds (2019)

The Spring Frost Tolerances Photo Fact Sheet for 2019 is now available. Click here to link to download.

UMass Cranberry Station Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Handler Trainings

Worker Protection (WPS) Training for cranberry workers in the handler category for Spring 2019 will be held at the Cranberry Station from 2:00pm-4:00pm on the last Wednesday of the month in March, April, May and June. For more information click here.