• 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 March 2014 Newsletter is now available. Don't forget, University policy states that you must renew your subscription EACH YEAR. Sign up here.
• Dates for the 2014 Worker Protection Trainings are now posted on our Calendar page.
• Presentations from the 2014 Cranberry Management Update Meeting are now available in the UMass Amherst Scholarworks digital repository at http://scholarworks.umass.edu/cranberry_extension/ or click here.
• New Fact sheet: Reducing Costs in Cranberry Management is available for download from our Publications list.
• Dr. Carolyn DeMoranville recently presented an overview of her 30 years in Cranberry Plant Nutrition to the Oregon and Washington Cranberry Schools. Her presentation can be seen if you click here.
• The January 2014 Weather is now available.
• We are now accepting applications for an Extension Plant Pathologist for the Station, the position previously held by Frank Caruso. To see a copy of the print ad, click here.
To Apply: Earliest start date is March 1, 2014. Review of applications begins December 2, 2013. Search will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of their philosophy of research and extension; and full contact information for three references who can comment on the candidate's research and extension abilities online to:
• As part of the 150th Anniversary for UMass Amherst, Station Director Dr. Carolyn DeMoranville was recently interviewed for the UMass Amherst Alumni association. A link to the video interview is here.
• The publication "Cranberry Insects of the Northeast" is now available online.
• Prices have been slashed on 100th 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
• There are now three filmclips on YouTube about flame cultivators.
• Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Food Safety Manual now online by clicking here.
• In 2010, the Cranberry Station celebrated its 100th anniversary. Donations to the endowment are still being accepted.