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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The 52nd Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association (MFFPA) and drawing participants from across the nat... more »
If pancakes and muffins are all there is to your blueberry experience, the best of Florida's current harvest could be passing you by. Orlando Sentinel... more »
The Florida blueberry season is now in full swing. 13 - Central Florida News... more »
The Washington County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to take another week to try to answer the question of whether blueberry patches qualify a... more »
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has been asked to ponder a prickly question: Does tending a blueberry patch count as farming? The Oregoni... more »
The local blueberry crop may have handled the seemingly endless winter season better than area warm-blooded residents. Grand Haven Tribune... more »
Dave Hackenberg, a Pennsylvania commercial beekeeper whose bees have pollinated wild Maine blueberry crops for decades, was the first in the nation to... more »
In spite of growers' best efforts, a weekend freeze devastated much of this year's blueberry crop. Florida Times-Union... more »
A wave of Arctic cold swept over the eastern United States a few days before Easter, doing extensive damage to fruit over a wide area. “Now you ... more »
Preliminary reports from around the state show most of the apple, peach, and blueberry crops were damaged in the below freezing temperatures that cove... more »