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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.

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

Insect Identification Clinics-What is in the Spring Sweep Net?

We have scheduled 3 in-person clinics focusing on identifying potential problem insects on the bog.  All sessions meet from 7:30-9:30 AM in the Entomology Lab at the Cranberry Station and there is no charge. You will earn 2 pesticide credits per clinic. To attend or for more information click here.   

WPS Training for Handlers

March 24, 2023

Zoom trainings with certificate are being offered on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, Friday, April 14, 2023, Wednesday, April 26, 2023, and Friday, May 12, 2023, starting at 7:30 AM and will last about 1 hour.  To attend a training or for more information click here.

2023 UMass Cranberry Pesticide Safety Meeting

March 27, 2023

The UMass Cranberry Pesticide Safety Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2023, from 7:30 AM -12:00 PM.  This will be a hybrid meeting, you can choose to join via Zoom or in person at the Bogside Building, 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, and you will earn 4 pesticide credits. To attend and for more information click here.