Blueberries

Naturipe blueberry production hits summer supplies

Ahead of National Blueberry Month — July — Naturipe Farms is kicking off the summer season with promotable volumes of its flavorful blueberries from New Jersey, Michigan and the Pacific Northwest. Following a strong start... more »

Varieties, pests, to be discussed at MSU Blueberry Pre-harvest Meeting

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and Michigan Farming Systems will discuss blueberry varieties, pest control and other issues at the 2023 Blueberry Pre-harvest Meeting. The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Eastern June... more »

NABC to honor industry leaders with Hall of Fame Award

The North American Blueberry Council (NABC) has a new recognition to honor and celebrate blueberry leaders, growers and suppliers. The NABC Hall of Fame Award recognizes accomplishments of those who move the industry forward, and... more »

Fruit specialists tackle extreme weather issues

North American Extension specialists are offering their expertise in three webinars designed to help growers confront changing weather patterns that threaten fruit crops. The third season of the North American Virtual Orchard Meetups will focus... more »

Penn State launches spotted lanternfly survey

The Penn State Extension Grape and Wine Team is calling on Mid-Atlantic region growers and vineyard owners to participate in a spotted lanternfly (SLF) survey. The survey is designed to track the spread and severity... more »

Mitigate blueberry heat damage with overhead irrigation

Michigan’s blueberry industry has been increasingly affected by climate change with spring heatwaves, long dry periods and heavy rains all causing a potential for yield losses. To illustrate this, in February-March 2012 daily high temperatures... more »

Biotalys releases field trial info for biofungicide

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company that works to provide alternatives to conventional chemical pesticides for crop and food production, has released the initial results of field trials for one of its biocontrol agents. Evoca is... more »

Blueberry Summit registration opens

Registration is open for The Blueberry Summit. The event, scheduled for Sept. 27-29 in Savannah, Georgia, is designed to allow blueberry industry people, including growers, shippers, distributors and marketers, to network and learn the latest... more »

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