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Cranberry Station News

IPM Message

The IPM Message was updated July 12, 2019.  Please click here to view the message.

Reporting Kerb Use for 2019 in MA

The Emergency Exemption granted by EPA expires June 30, 2019.  MDAR requires that all applications are reported to them by November 30, 2019.  Labels and MDAR reporting forms are available by clicking here.

Cranberry Frost Tolerance Reports

The Spring 2019 Cranberry Frost Tolerance Reports have started. To access weekly reports click here.

2019 Final Keeping Quality Forecast

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

Fall Frost Tolerances Photo Fact Sheet (2019)

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

Tune in to TickTalk with TickReport

A FREE live webinar series by Dr. Stephen Rich, Director of the UMass Laborator of Medical Zoology.  The second Wednesday of the month in February, March, April, May, and October 2019 from 12:00pm -1:00pm.  Preregistration is required to access webinars.

 

Click here for the full Webinar Schedule.

 

Tissue Nutrient Testing for Cranberries

If you plan to do tissue tests, collect your samples from mid-August through mid-September.  For more information click here or call the UMass Soil and Plant Nutrient Testing Laboratory at 413-545-2311.

Summer Scale

Summer generation scale infesting leaves and berries on the bog.  Please click here for pictures.

Summer Scale

Reddish discoloration appears where the scale have been feeding. This is a massive infestation.

Degrees Days and Dormancy discussed

Please click here to read a news article regarding work being done by retired Director Carolyn DeMoranville on the degree day model for cranberry.

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