Blueberries

Fall Creek expands outside board of directors with appointment of Kevin Murphy

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced that Kevin Murphy has joined its professional board of directors. Most recently, Murphy served as chief executive officer of Driscoll’s,... more »

Berry People expands to support steady growth 

Berry People, a year-round, full-line shipper of branded organic and conventional strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and avocados has created new positions within its organization, added team members, and moved operations to a larger central California... more »

Wish Farms supplies local food banks amid coronavirus crisis

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, is aiding local food banks during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The... more »

North American Blueberry Council to host March 27 industry resources webinar

The North American Blueberry Council will provide resources and address questions related to the current labor challenges and the broader impact COVID-19 is having on the blueberry industry during a Friday, March 27 webinar. The... more »

Michigan Blueberry Kick Off Meeting to be conducted online on April 3

Michigan State University Extension and the Small Fruit are hosting the 2020 Blueberry Kick Off Meeting on April 3 at 1 p.m. A webinar will be presented with updates on issues affecting the blueberry industry,... more »

Facebook Live becomes venue for popular West Virginia blueberry event

Virginia State University Extension faculty are offering their first online-only public program this Thursday, March 26, at 4 p.m. through Facebook Live. The annual Blueberry Field Walk will be conducted by specialty crop Extension specialist... more »

Reaction to Southern highbush, rabbiteye studied

A study from the University of Georgia (UGA) recently examined how consumers react to Southern highbush and rabbiteye blueberry varieties. Rachel Itle, an assistant research scientist with the University of Georgia, spoke at the Southeast... more »

MSU Small Fruit events suspended due to coronavirus

According to an email from Carlos Garcia-Salazar, small fruit educator, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, the MSU Extension Small Fruit program suspends all face-to-face educational programs for blueberry, raspberry and strawberry until... more »


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