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