State Provides Grant for UMass Cranberry Station

WAREHAM – The state has granted nearly $8 million to the UMass Cranberry Station in Wareham in an effort to promote the cranberry industry.

Governor Charlie Baker stated in a release that the money will support an expanded research capacity in order to secure the sustainability of one of the state’s most important agricultural crops.

$5.75 million of the $7.75 million in total funding was made available through the 2018 Environmental Bond Bill.

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