Blueberries

USHBC seeks nominations for members

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is seeking nominations to fill member and alternate positions for the USHBC Blueberry Promotion, Research and Information Order. These positions, along with alternates for each, are being filled for... more »

Frecon Farms: 8 decades of Pennsylvania apples

Sustaining soil health is a key ingredient in Frecon Farms’ success. The third-generation farming operation, which grows apples and peaches, began in 1944 in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, 37 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Frecon Farms, which celebrates... more »

UCCE Northern San Joaquin Valley offers CropManage workshop

Growers can benefit from an upcoming University of California Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County (UCCE) workshop that provides information on water and nutrient management of tree fruit, vegetables, berries, nuts and other crops. UCCE Northern San Joaquin... more »

Deadline approaching for blueberry convention registration

The deadline is nearing for this year’s The Blueberry Convention. The event, scheduled for Feb. 28-March 1 at the El Conquistador Tucson Hotel in Tucson, Arizona, is designed to help industry members connect and be... more »

Driscoll’s names new president of the Americas

Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson is leaving the produce marketer to become Driscoll’s president of the Americas. Mathieson has been at Zespri for 21 years, including seven as CEO, according to a statement from Zespri. He... more »

Blueberry Summit registration opens

The Blueberry Summit has launched registration for its 2024 event, which will be Sep. 25-27, 2024 in Denver, Colorado. Additionally, housing blocks are available at the Westin Denver Downtown and the Blueberry Summit has secured... more »

Wish Farms owner inducted into Florida strawberry hall of fame

Gary Wishnatzki, owner of Plant City, Florida-based berry grower Wish Farms, has been inducted into the Florida Strawberry Growers Association Hall of Fame. “Gary has been a lifelong supporter of the Florida strawberry industry and... more »

Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine seeks relief for growers

In an answer to spiraling grower expenses, the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine is seeking a year hiatus from the 1.5 cents per pound tax the state levies on the wild berries. The commission met... more »

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