Blueberries

Bee Vectoring Technologies grows in Midwest with three large berry producers

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. today announced that the Company has tripled its sales commitments among blueberry growers in the US Midwest, signing nine growers, including three of the largest berry producers in the region.... more »

Mississippi blueberry crop may see effects of cold, wet weather

Mississippi’s early spring bout of bad weather came at a critical time for producers of blueberries, the state’s largest commercial fruit crop. Blueberries can be easily damaged by cold weather, but the timing of mid-February’s... more »

NABC, USHBC add director of communications and industry relations

Jill Scofield has been hired as the director of communications and industry relations for the North American Blueberry Council and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. In this newly created role, Scofield, who started on staff... more »

2021 Michigan Blueberry Kickoff Meeting on April 13 is online

Michigan State University Extension and the MSUE Small Fruit Team are hosting this preseason webinar with updates on issues related to the early portion of the blueberry season. This webinar will deliver information on research... more »

Most effective spray options identified for blueberry stem gall wasp

Blueberry stem gall wasp is a sporadic pest of blueberries that is native to eastern North America. This tiny wasp lays its eggs into young shoots in the spring, typically during bloom, and in susceptible... more »

Blueberry, caneberry production in vertical farms aided by AeroFarms, Hortifruit deal

AeroFarms, a certified B Corporation and leader in vertical farming, and Hortifrut S.A., a certified B Corporation in Chile and a global business platform leader in berries marketing, distribution and production, announced March 30 a... more »

New headquarters brings ribbon-cutting for Wish Farms

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, recently cut the ribbon on its new headquarters in Plant City, Florida. The ceremony commemorated the official move in to Wish Farms’... more »

With the beginning of Florida blueberry season comes new UF/IFAS variety

As April starts this week, we enter the Florida blueberry season and the sweet taste that comes with the fruit. You can pick them yourself or buy them from the store or market. Recently, the... more »

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