Blueberries

Fall Creek adds Alberto Medina-Mora as regional director for Mexico

Lowell, Oregon-based Fall Creek Farm & Nursery,Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced that Alberto Medina-Mora has joined the company as regional director for Mexico. Most... more »

Michigan State University plans blueberry pre-harvest webinar for June 29

Michigan State University (MSU)Extension and the MSU Extension Small Fruit Team are hosting a webinar with updates on issues related to the pre-harvest blueberry season. Blueberry harvest is rapidly approaching, and some growers are facing... more »

Bee Vectoring expands into Midwest as blueberry growers come on board

Bee Vectoring Technologies announced three new deals with Michigan blueberry growers to use BVT’s natural precision agriculture system in the current growing season. According to a news release, these deals show continuing momentum of BVT’s... more »

Southeast’s organic berry growers deal with diseases

Healthy plants in pleasant plantings are the best way to deal with the challenges of berry growing in the Southeastern United States. University of Georgia Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist Elizabeth L. Little spoke... more »

Michigan SWD webinar series for growers of cherries, berries and grapes

The Michigan State Univesity Fruit Team is pleased to announce SWD Fridays!, a series of webinars geared specifically toward providing fruit growers with spotted wing drosophila information. This series begins Friday, June 19 at 12... more »

‘The Business of Blueberries’ podcast: Episode 1 now available

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is offering a new podcast: The Business of Blueberries." "We’re excited to announce the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council's (USHBC) new podcast, “The Business of Blueberries,” is now available!," a news... more »

Machine harvest workshop for fresh market blueberries set for June 15

Oregon State University's Wei Yang will make an online presentation about using the over-the-row machine harvester for harvesting fresh market blueberries. With the challenges of harvesting labor and the ongoing pandemic, we face an unprecedented... more »

Four irrigation system options for blueberry fields

The best type of irrigation approach for blueberry fields depends on what the grower wants from the irrigation system. Mark Longstroth, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension small fruit educator, presented tips for effective irrigation of... more »


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