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UMass Cranberry Station
Welcome page for Cranberry

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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Presentations from January 2016 Cranberry Management Update meeting
International Innovations

Expert agricultural scentist Dr Hilary Sandler introduces her novel collaborative efforts wth growers to improve cranberry production in Massachusetts, USA, and address problems that adversely affect yield and fruit qualty.
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DeMoranville interviewed about affects of climate change on cranberries

Higher temperatures and changing rain patterns could affect the state’s cranberry crop in the years ahead, Carolyn DeMoranville, director of the Cranberry Station in Wareham, told the Cape Cod Times. With the climate expected to warm in the decades to come, farmers can expect more insects and more fungal and other plant diseases.

Identification Guide for Weeds in Cranberries

The Station is proud to offer a new book available for purchase: Identification Guide for Weeds in Cranberries.