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 owner of a blueberry processing facility in Hancock, Maine, has come into compliance with federal requirements designed to protect the public and ... more »
James N. Moore, who in 1964 established the fruit breeding program within the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, died Jan. 22. He ... more »
Tree fruit, grapes and berries were the focus of the 2017 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show, held Jan. 17-18 at the Grand Traverse Resort.
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Many U.S. consumers believe blueberries are only in season May through August. With the goal of changing those perceptions, the U.S. Highbush Blueberr... more »
Key Technology introduces VERYX digital sorters for fresh and frozen berries. According to Key, VERYX maximizes sorting accuracy with innovative mecha... more »
National demand for fresh raspberries and strawberries is growing, but most berries purchased in Michigan are grown in other states or countries. Grow... more »
GK Machine’s Berry Transport was just recognized with an AE50 award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).... more »
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed 13 members and their alternates to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council to serve three-year terms of of... more »
A referendum to determine whether to establish a Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program and creating a Michigan Blueberry Commissio... more »
Michigan researchers are on the forefront of work being done to offset the continuing onslaught of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on commercial blueber... more »