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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Ontario’s two berry grower organizations are proposing a merger to create one new organization. Ontario Berry Growers’ Association (OBGA) and the ... more »
Highbush blueberry producers and importers have voted to continue the Blueberry Promotion, Research and Information Order.
In a referendum held fro... more »
When industry representatives gathered June 22 for the 61st annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, they came with mostly optimistic outlooks regarding the 201... more »
The earliest ever arrival in New York State of this fast-reproducing insect rang alarm bells in anticipation of heavy infestations in early or mid-sea... more »
Blueberry harvest is officially underway in Grand Junction, Michigan as local growers prepare for another season.
To celebrate the annual “First ... more »
The blueberry world is continuing to pay tribute to Ron Bodtke, an industry pioneer, loving husband and family man. Ron died May 14 at his home in Gra... more »
Naturipe Farms has launched new packaging for its organic blueberries.
“It is a natural fiber compostable recyclable organic blueberry package wh... more »
When industry representatives gathered June 22 for the 61st annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, they came with mostly optimistic outlooks regardi... more »
The blueberry industry is projecting a 25 percent increase in North American production over a four-year span, growing from 750.2 million lbs. in 2015... more »
Consumers know some of the benefits blueberries provide, but they’re less aware of the advantages of reverting aging, improving vision and memory, a... more »