Raspberries & Blackberries
The focus of RosBREED 2, a program to produce better-tasting fruit that resists storage problems and other challenges, is disease resistance.
A $10-million, five-year grant from USDA is driving the... more
Cornell University recently released two new raspberry varieties, Crimson Night and Double Gold. Crimson Night was selected in 2003 for its “heavy crop lo... more
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USDA is conducting a referendum from June 8 to 24, for eligible processed raspberry producers and importers to determine whether a new national Proces... more »
The winner of the annual Great American Haygrove Giveaway was William McCaffery of Spring Rain Farms, East Taunton, Mass. If all goes according to pla... more »
The Comanche County fruit and grape seminar will be held in DeLeon,Tx., Feb. 8, and will offer information on blackberries and a demonstration on peac... more »
Pruning affects plant growth rate, fruit quantity and size, sugars, disease susceptibility, ease of harvest, and spraying efficiency. Brambles respond... more »
What do saskatoons and William Shatner have in common? They both originated in Canada. And like Shatner, saskatoons can be a very “enterprising&... more »
On Sept. 22, nearly 14,000 people visited the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences’ website to learn about the brown marmorated stink bug... more »
First detected in the US in California in 2008, Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) is a vinegar fly or fruit fly that attacks ripening fruit as well as rot... more »
“It’s hard to believe sometimes. But it really comes down to being in the right place at the right time and having the right people to mak... more »
Across the board, there will be big fruit crops for growers and packers to sell this year. Lots of apples. Lots of sweet cherries. Many more tart cher... more »
Agricultural officials are urging growers to be more vigilant after the discovery of the light brown apple moth in a handful of blackberry and raspber... more »