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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 Weather Summary

Spring Frost Tolerance 2018
Ben Lear bud

Posting of bud tolerance images and information has begun for the 2018 season.

2018 - 2020 Cranberry Chart Book

The 2018 - 2020 Chart Book is now available.  Please click here for more information.

UMass Pesticide Safety Training

Please see Events Page for more info on our Annual Pesticide Safety meeting in April.

Worker Protection Standard Handler Trainings

Please see Events page for Spring WPS training dates.