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UMass Extension Cranberry Program
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.

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Bring Pesticide License

Attending the January 18 meeting?? New Requirement to Get Contact Hours.  Be sure to bring your current Pesticide License and ID to the UMass Update Meeting on January 18, 2017.  You must have your license to receive your paperwork for contact hours at the meeting.

Carolyn DeMoranville interviewed on WCAI

Dr. Carolyn DeMoranville was a guest on the November 21st edition of WCAI radio's Living Lab program.  A summary of the conversation, including a link to the audio of the interview, may be viewed here.

UMass Amherst is searching for the next Director of the UMass Cranberry Station

The University of Massachusetts Cranberry Station is seeking an experienced scientist, innovative leader and Extension educator for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure appointment as Extension Associate or Full Professor and Director of the Station.

IPM Messages for 2016 now available

The IPM Message for Late September- early October 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 ( - she will tweet an alert when the IPM message changes.

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