Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry growers.
Always looking to the future, As... more
Michigan researchers are on the forefront of work being done to offset the continuing onslaught of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on commercial blueberries. But ... more
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A year after a tornado ripped through True Blue Farms, facilities have been rebuilt and the farm has had a good crop. On Aug. 20, 2016, co-owner Shell... more »
A Blueberry Breeding Consortium including members from three European countries held its inaugural meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Du... more »
Like so many of Maine’s seasonal industries, the wild blueberry business flourishes or flounders with the weather. And this year, Prof. David E. Yar... more »
Naturipe Farms has promoted Brian Vertrees to Director of Business Development-West. In this new role, Vertrees will focus on providing additional... more »
Blueberry harvest is in full swing in Michigan all counties. Fruit is of excellent quality and flavor but growers need to pay attention to spotted win... more »
It’s hard for much to make the news other than politics these days. But the world keeps on turning, we keep on eating, and growers keep trying t... more »
Most children want their food to taste sweet. So, do you want your child to eat a candy bar or fruit when they have a snack? A team of researchers fro... more »
Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading straw... more »
The 2017 Fruit Crop Guesstimate, presented by Fruit Growers News and the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, offered a new educational experienc... more »
It’s blueberry season in North Carolina, a time when the market for the fresh, locally grown fruit surges. At NC State University, Hamid Ashrafi is ... more »