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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.

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.

Growing Degree Days

As of April 5, we are at 43 GDD according to the Dee model.

Update to the 2021-2023 Cranberry Chart Book

March 30, 2023

The March 2023 update to the 2021-20222 Cranberry Chart Book has arrived. Click here to download a copy or if you would like to have a hard copy mailed to you, please contact Robyn Hardy at 508-970-7635 or