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Cranberry Station News

  • Cranberry Frost Tolerance Reports

    September 14, 2022
    The fall frost tolerance reports have begun!  To get the weekly report, including photos, click here.
  • 2022 Final Keeping Quality Forecast

    June 15, 2022
    The forecast is for POOR final keeping quality.  To read the full report click here.
  • 2022 Cranberry Chart Book Update

    The update to the 2021-2023 Cranberry Chart Book is now available! To print your copy of the update (2 pages) click here.
  • New Building Rendition

    Naming Opportunities to Support Cranberry Research

    March 14, 2022
    Gifting opportunites are now available to directly support cranberry research! 
  • Kerb, Zeus, Dodder Control and Zone II

    The Cranberry Station has received a Section 18 Emergency Exemption to use Kerb for dodder control.
  • Cranberry Station Phone System is Out of Service!

    Due to construction at the Station, our phone system is currently out of service.

    For general admininstrative information, contact Robyn Hardy at 413-800-7470

    For financial issues, contact bookkeeper Dawna Gauvin at (508) 273-3365

     for the Director, Hilary Sandler at (413) 800-6531

    Faculty and staff can be reached via their email or cell phone (if available).  This information can be found here. Thank you for your patience.

  • 2021-2023 UMass Cranberry Chart Book

    The 2021-2023 UMass Cranberry Station Chart Book is now availabe for contactless pickup!
  • Reddish discoloration appears where the scale have been feeding.

    Summer Scale

    Reddish discoloration appears where the scale have been feeding. This is a massive infestation.

  • International Innovations

    Expert agricultural scientist Dr Hilary Sandler introduces her novel collaborative efforts wth growers to improve cranberry production in Massachusetts, USA, and address problems that adversely affect yield and fruit qualty.
    Download pdf of article

  • DeMoranville interviewed about affects of climate change on cranberries

    October 26, 2015

    Higher temperatures and changing rain patterns could affect the state’s cranberry crop in the years ahead, Carolyn DeMoranville, director of the Cranberry Station in Wareham, told the Cape Cod Times. With the climate expected to warm in the decades to come, farmers can expect more insects and more fungal and other plant diseases.