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|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 Annual Pesticide Safety Training will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Wareham Lodge of Elks. Registration info is available here or via the March Newsletter (see link on next line).
• The publication "Cranberry Insects of the Northeast" is now available online.
• Prices have been slashed on 100th anniversary items: t-shirts and polo shirts. Stop in to see what we have!
• A Cranberry Health Research Center has been established at UMass Dartmouth. This endeavor is funded by the UMass President's Office Science and Technology Initiative. Learn more about the Center at their website: Click Here
• For information on the UMass Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training Program, go to www.youtube.com/UMEXTAgland. The videos teach farmers strategies for controlling food safety hazards for production, havest, and post-harvest handling. Growers can prepare for GAP certification process.
• In 2010, the Cranberry Station celebrated its 100th anniversary. Donations to the endowment are still being accepted.
|UMass Cranberry Station • 1 State Bog Road, PO Box 569, East Wareham, MA 02538
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The UMass Cranberry Station is part of The College of Natural Sciences.