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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

2020 Final Keeping Quality Forecast

The Final Keeping Quality Forecast is Good. For more information click here.

2020 Frost Information

We are using frost tolerance reports from past years (see links) for pictures.  Because of the difficulties of Covid-19 in 2020, we are not taking pictures weekly.  Please refer to the 2019 Spring Frost Sheet and the past frost tolerance reports to compare with the stages of bud development on your bog (click here).  The IPM messages may also have updated information regarding frost (click here).


2020 Preliminary Keeping Quality Forecast

The Preliminary keeping quality forecast is FAIR. For more information click here.

Update to the 2018-2020 Cranberry Chart Book April 2020

The April 2020 Update to the 2018-2020 Chart Book is now available. To view or print a copy click here.

There are currently no upcoming events.