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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 Newsletter: Cranberry Station Newsletter 2019 Vol. 20:1

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Respirator Training

One Pesticide Recertification Credit: Respirator requirements, training, medical evaluation and how to fit test. Monday, March 18, 2019 or Monday, April 15, 2019, Cranberry Station Library 8:00-10:00am. $40/per person. Space is limited to 25 seats so please register and bring your respirator. For more information please click here.

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.

UMass Pesticide Safety Training

The UMass Pesticide Safety Training (4 contact hours) will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 8:00am - 12:00pm at the Rosebrook Event Center, TownePlace Suites Marriott, Wareham, MA. For more information click here.

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.