Michigan researchers are on the forefront of work being done to offset the continuing onslaught of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on commercial blueberries. But the relative newness of the pest – and... more
When a series of tornadoes with winds reaching in excess of 130 miles per hour ripped through southern and central Michigan in August, a blueberry operation nea... more
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Now is the time to scout under your blueberry bushes for mummy berry mummies. Michigan State University Extension advises scouting in “hot spots” ... more »
Oregon Blueberry Farms and Nursery has appointed Global Plant Genetics to manage its blueberry genetics internationally. The company has been breeding... more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a Section 3 Supplemental Label for use of the herbicide Matrix SG 25 percent WDG (rimsulfu... more »
Severe freeze events in the Southeastern United States on March 15-16, 2017, have resulted in significant and varying crop damage, particularl... more »
Exceptionally low temperatures in mid-March were worrisome for peach, blueberry and strawberry producers.
With portions of North Alabama sinking in... more »
Severe freeze events such as occurred in Georgia March 15-16, present multiple challenges to growers. The magnitude of the damage varies across locati... more »
Doug Pfeiffer, an entomologist with Virginia Tech, discusses the susceptibility of grapes and berries to spotted wing drosophila.... watch »
A deep freeze in the Southeast has done considerable damage to crops in Georgia and South Carolina. Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches... more »
With the state expected to plunge into a deep freeze for the next several days, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Depart... more »
MBG Marketing – The Blueberry People has taken a step into the global foods market by establishing MB GLOBAL FOODS. Doing so will complement MBG Mar... more »