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Cranberry Station News

2021 Preliminary Keeping Quality Forecast

The 2021 forecast is for FAIR preliminary keeping quality.  To read more about the forecast click here.

2021 Frost Tolerance Reports

The Spring 2021 Cranberry Frost Tolerance Reports have begun! To get the current frost tolerance report click here.

IPM Message

The 2021 weekly IPM Message has begun! To read this week's message click here.

2021-2023 UMass Cranberry Chart Book

The 2021-2023 UMass Cranberry Station Chart Book is now availabe for contactless pickup!

April 2021 Cranberry Pesticide Safety Meeting

The 2021 Cranberry Pesticide Safety meeting will be held on April 27th and April 28th via Zoom. For more information and how to register click here.

Cranberry Frost Tolerance Reports

The Spring 2019 Cranberry Frost Tolerance Reports have started. To access weekly reports click here.

Tissue Nutrient Testing for Cranberries

If you plan to do tissue tests, collect your samples from mid-August through mid-September.  For more information click here or call the UMass Soil and Plant Nutrient Testing Laboratory at 413-545-2311.

Summer Scale

Summer generation scale infesting leaves and berries on the bog.  Please click here for pictures.

Summer Scale

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

TerraGator Sanding at State Bog

On April 10th, the Stevens sections of State Bog were sanded on the vines using a TerraGator.  Huge thanks to Matt Beaton of Sure Cran Services for providing the equipment and operator and to Glenn Reid and the A.D. Makepeace Company for providing the sand.  Aerial video was shot that day by Ryan Wicks of UMass Amherst and can be viewed on our Facebook Page.  Some ground-level video shot by Carolyn DeMoranville can be viewed on our YouTube channel.