Blueberries

Bilingual Quinn Farm draws 100K visitors a year

Last year, the farm attracted more than 100,000 visitors – a number that’s more impressive given the fact that the farm market doesn’t advertise.

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For Phytelligence, it’s not just about the apples

Phytelligence was founded in 2012 on work from Washington State University and is perhaps best known for its association with tree fruit.

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J. Miles Reiter once again is CEO of Driscoll’s

J. Miles Reiter has reassumed the position of chief executive officer for Driscoll’s, the market leader of fresh berries, as part of planned leaders... more »

Fall Creek announces new shared leadership

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., has announced succession of its top leadership. After forty years, company co-founder and blueberry industry inno... more »

California Giant expands raspberry program

California Giant Berry Farms has significantly expanded its raspberry program in Mexico in the last year, providing year-round availability of the ras... more »

MSU: 2018 Michigan blueberry crop lowest since 2005

Michigan had a terrible blueberry crop in 2018. Across Michigan, yields for early and mid-season varieties were normal but not great. Yields for late ... more »

Blueberry council publishes SWD pest control manual

As part of its educational work, the Good Practices Committee of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has published “Spotted Wing Drosophila ... more »

Requirements changed for fresh blueberries imported from Chile

Effective immediately, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending the entry requirements for the importation of fresh blueberr... more »

New packaging to keep blueberries fresh through supply chain

StePac L.A. Ltd. launches Xflow, a patented, functional, flowpack solution for blueberries as a cost-saving alternative to traditional preformed bulk ... more »

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the... more »

USDA resources help fruit farm stay in family hands

Nestled in the hills of Adams County, Pennsylvania lies a fifth-generation family farm, Boyer Nurseries & Orchards. Purchased in 1900 by the pa... more »

Fall Creek hires blueberry products director

[caption id="attachment_18577" align="alignright" width="259"] Matt Kramer Photo: Fall Creek[/caption] Matt Kramer, a 33-year veteran of the hortic... more »


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