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.
The IPM Message for August 23, 2016 has been posted. To view it and past reports, click on IPM Message in the "Quick Links" on the home page.
Please note: the IPM message is being updated “as needed” rather than on a particular day so that we can keep you posted when we hear about breaking issues. Check this page to see if there is an update or follow Erika Saalau Rojas on Twitter (https://twitter.com/esaalau) - she will tweet an alert when the IPM message changes.
The 2016 Cranberry Chart Book is now available in both print and online. Hard copies of the book can be picked up at the Cranberry Station or viewed online under the Publications heading.
UMass Extension Pesticide Education Program has announced 18 pesticide recertification training workshops for dates in March and April across the state. Follow this link for a list of dates and locations. http://www.umass.edu/pested/recertification/current_workshops.htm If you have any questions, please call the Pesticide Education office between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (M-F) at (413) 545-1044.