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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 has ben updated! May 26

May 26, 2023

To read the IPM Message click here.

2023 Preliminary Keeping Quality Forecast

April 12, 2023

The 2023 forecast is for FAIR preliminary 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