Washington State University Long Beach Research and Extension Unit programs are varied and multi-disciplinary. These include research in cranberry weed control and physiology, cranberry best management practices, integrated pest management, and cranberry pollination. Other programs include management of native pollinators, spartina and other invasive non-indigenous species control, ecoregion issues such as environmental stewardship and water quality protection, and educational outreach.
Support funds include or have included The Cranberry Institute, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Washington Commission on Pesticide Registration, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, British Columbia Cranberry Marketing, USDA, Northwest Center for Small Fruits, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Washington Cranberry Commission.
WSU Cooperative Extension provides educational opportunities in agriculture and natural resources, family living, youth and community development, in cooperation with the USDA. Extension helps you put knowledge to work.
Cooperative Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local cooperative extension office. We welcome your suggestions to improve educational programs offered through this division of WSU.
Please visit the Cranberry Museum if you are in the Long Beach area. You will learn a lot about the history of the cranberry industry and be able to purchase cranberry-related food and clothing items.