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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.

Annual Newsletter Signup

November 15, 2023

It is that time of year again for the annual Cranberry Station newsletter signup. To stay on the email/mailing list, you must renew every year!  Please see the attached signup form. If you have any questions, contact Robyn Hardy at or 508-970-7635.

Newsletter Signup Form


2024 UMass Cranberry Management Update Meeting

November 15, 2023

The UMass Cranberry Management Update meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 30, 2024, from 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM.  This will be a hybrid meeting; you can choose to join via Zoom or in-person in the AD Makepeace Meeting Room, at the UMass Cranberry Station. In-person seating may fill up fast due to room capacity allowance. Please return the meeting form as soon as possible to get your preferred attendance choice. Registration fee is $50 per person; 4 pesticide credits are available (2 for morning session and 2 for afternoon session). To attend, click here.

The IPM Message is now on hold. Updates only under special circumstance.

To read the IPM Message click here.

2023 Final Keeping Quality Forecast

June 16, 2023

The 2023 final forecast is for POOR keeping quality.  For more information click here.