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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.  
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JUST OFF THE PRESSES:

• The current Newsletter dated June 5, 2015 is now available.

• The IPM message is curently active and has been updated as of June 25th. Please call: 508-295-2212 ext 60, or click here to visit the IPM page.

• The 2015 Chartbook is available online here. The final print copies have arrived from the printer and are now available at the Station. If you are on the newsletter list, a copy has been mailed out to you.

• The May 2015 Weather is now available.


IMPORTANT DATES:

• Don't forget, University policy states that you must renew your subscription EACH YEAR. Sign up here.

• North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Conference (NACREW). 3-day meeting held every other year. The next meeting is scheduled for August 24-27, 2015 in Oregon. Info is available by visiting the Oregon Cranberry Growers Association website.


OTHER NOTES:

Job opportunity: Technical Associate in the Physiology Dept. Please click here for more info.

• If you click on a hyperlink from our website and are taken to a UMass "page not found" page, please try to refresh your browser first. If you continue to receive the error, please let us know.

• 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 was 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, harvest, 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.

     
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