Blueberries

Astin Farms expands into blueberries

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

Learning curve steep for controlling spread of SWD

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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Some Areas See Crops Reduced by Weather

On the first day of summer, the Michigan Frozen Fruit Packers Association pulled together its members to evaluate the outlook for production of fruit ... more »

Michigan Blueberry Growers Plan Dec. 7 Meeting

A meeting has been scheduled for Dec. 7 for Michigan blueberry growers to discuss forming a new organization to represent their interests. The meeting... more »

Fruit Crop Guesstimate to be June 22

The 50th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held at 2 p.m. June 22 in the Crowne Plaza ... more »

Apple Production Up 12.9 Percent

The value of Washington's agricultural production for 2003 reached a near record $5.75 billion, 3.1 percent above 2002, according to the USDA Washingt... more »


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