At an education session at January’s Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, University of Florida (UF) Assistant Professor of Blueberry Breeding and Genomics Patricio Muñoz showed a lis... more
“They thought they would do better if they had their own breeding program that focused on what the consumer wants, and not just what on the farmer wants.”
Driscoll’s reports its six-part video series has drawn a large audience resulting in 65 million impressions and more than 1.5 million views.
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Two family-owned blueberry companies, and long-time friends and industry allies, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc. and Driesvenplant B.V. announce t... more »
Berries are an important part of the New York State agricultural economy, and the state economy as a whole.
Currently, berries – primarily strawber... more »
Twig blights in blueberries
Weather conditions have been wet in Michigan and blighted twigs have been found in blueberries (Photo 1). Tip dieback a... more »
U.S. frozen blueberries inventory showed a healthy decrease in April before the 2018 harvest, according to an industry group’s report.
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Up to $177.4 million in purchases for nutrition assistance programs using a new streamlined process was introduced May 24 by U.S. Department of Agric... more »
Blueberry stem gall wasp has become more common in some Michigan blueberry fields, and Michigan State University researchers have been working to find... more »
Georgia blueberry growers’ overall losses of both highbush and rabbiteye varieties in the 2018 crop could exceed 60 percent, according to the Univer... more »
More seasonably warm weather combined with recent rainfall brought the first push of green growth in fruit crops for the year. Drier conditions early ... more »
The Florida Blueberry Growers Association (FBGA) and Georgia Blueberry Growers Association (GBGA) sent a joint letter May 1 to their congressmen askin... more »