Blueberries

Fall Creek adds Ranjeet Singh Randhawa to grower support team

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has hired Ranjeet Singh Randhawa as a product and grower support representative focused on the company’s grower customers in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and British Columbia,... more »

Naturipe owner increases blueberry production in Southeast US

Naturipe, one of the world’s largest producers of fresh berries, has increased organic and conventional blueberry production in the Southeast U.S. Over the last year, Michigan Blueberry Growers (MBG), an owner of Naturipe Farms, has... more »

Nathan Jurgens joins Fall Creek as IT director

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., an international blueberry breeding and nursery company, has hired J. Nathan Jurgens as its information technology director. Jurgens is responsible for development, planning, and implementation of worldwide information technology... more »

Continuation of Michigan Blueberry Research & Education Program sought

Michigan’s blueberry growers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) beginning Feb.... more »

New Jersey soil health plans include blueberries, cranberries

Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) have a long history of research and education in the field of soil science including ground-breaking discoveries such as streptomycin which... more »

John Place is promoted to CEO at Nourse Farms Inc.

Nourse Farms Inc. announced Feb. 1 that founder and President Timothy Nourse has transitioned from overall leadership of Nourse Farms to chairman of the board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2022. Nourse is leaving the... more »

Cheyenne Sloan is new blueberry and small fruit educator in Michigan

Cheyenne Sloan is the new blueberry and small fruit educator in southwest Michigan and is housed in the Van Buren County Michigan State University (MSU) Extension office in Paw Paw. Sloan succeeds longtime fruit educator... more »

Sorbatto Fresh to scale up RipeLocker container use

RipeLocker, a company that works to extend the postharvest life of perishables, ramps up commercial sales of its containers to Sorbatto Fresh (formerly Blueberry Hill), an early adopter of the technology. As a heatwave hit... more »

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