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Current News

Bogside Workshop: We have one Bogside Workshops scheduled for 2015. Please click here to see more information on our calendar page.

Timing for first fungicide and first fruitworm
June 9th, 8 AM to 10 AM
Location: State Bog, UMass Cranberry Station, 1 State Bog Road
Two pesticide contact hours in category 30

JUST OFF THE PRESSES:

Frost tolerance photos as of May 11th are now available here.

• The IPM message is now active and updated as of May 6th. 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 current Newsletter dated May 1,2015 is now available.

• The April 2015 Weather is now available.

• Presentations from our 2015 meetings (January Cranberry Management Update and April Pesticide Safety Training) are now posted on our digital library site: Scholarworks.


IMPORTANT DATES:

Worker Protection Training dates (May 27 and June 24, 2-4 pm) have been set for 2015 here at the Station. Please see our calendar page for more info.

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


OTHER NOTES:

• 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.

• The publication "Pollination and Conserving Bee Habitat" is now available for free online. Please click here to download it from our fact sheet page.

• New Fact sheet: Reducing Costs in Cranberry Management is available for download from our Publications list.

• Prices have been slashed on 100th 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

• 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.

 

 

cranberry harvest at Rocky Bog

 

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