Blueberries

Blueberry industry to elect state council members for USHBC

Members of the highbush (cultivated) blueberry industry are being asked to select representatives to fill state council member and alternate positions on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) Blueberry Promotion, Research and Information Order. Eight... more »

Arkansas Blueberry School to appeal to novices and experts alike

The upcoming Blueberry School, a three-date educational event organized by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will cover everything from the first-day-in-the-field fundamentals to the latest in research-based recommendations, said Amanda McWhirt, Extension... more »

Canada gives $1.6M for wild blueberry marketing

Canadian officials on Tuesday visited Services Agricoles Savoie in Néguac, New Brunswick to announce $1.6 million in government funds for marketing Canadian wild blueberries. The money will go to the Canadian Division of the Wild Blueberry... more »

Fall Creek hires Europe regional director

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has hired Bertrand Guély as a regional director, responsible for directing the company’s... more »

Establishing blueberries – plan now for a 2020 planting

There has been an increase in interest in growing blueberries in Delaware and we have had several new plantings in Delaware in recent years. Blueberries are very specific in the type of soil conditions in... more »

Driscoll’s worker health and safety program recognized

Berry industry heavyweight Driscoll’s had its worker health and safety program recognized at an international event. Driscoll’s was awarded the best Health and Safety Labor Program globally at the 2019 Sedex Awards, held in London,... more »

Naturipe Farms names innovation and sustainability director

Naturipe Farms has announced the appointment of Janis McIntosh as Director of Marketing Innovation and Sustainability. A 14-year Naturipe veteran, McIntosh’s expertise in the design and development of innovative... more »

Canadian blueberries get a registered plant growth regulator

NutriAg recently introduced SproutMax, which it's calling one of the first plant growth regulator (PGR) products available in Canada for blueberries. The technology in SproutMax speeds up the filling process in new fields, reducing the... more »


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