Blueberry growers cite good timing to help pass immigration reform

The Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 1603) was approved in the House last week with bipartisan support. The votes came just as growers and industry stakeholders from the North American Blueberry Council were participating in... more »

Bowerman Blueberries opens downtown retail location, expands farm market

West Michigan’s family-owned Bowerman Blueberries will offer its farm-fresh produce, baked goods and sweets year-round at a new cafe in downtown Holland. The restaurant will be located at the corner of Eight Street and Central... more »

Ninth International Blueberry Conference finds success as virtual event

The ninth International Highbush Blueberry Conference was held online this year. It was broadcast live on March 3-4. Thanks to the new formula, foreign guests took part in it in large number. The conference was... more »

MSU berry webinar scheduled for March 17

Michigan State University Extension has scheduled its first berry webinar of the season that will take place on March 17 from 1-3:45 p.m. According to Carlos Garcia Salazar, small fruit educator, MSU Extension Agriculture and... more »

New online fruit production series introduced by Ohio State University

Ohio State University South Centers is hosting a new online series focused on fruit production beginning March 23 with blueberries, then continuing with blackberries on March 30, and finally concluding with raspberries on April 6.... more »

Bryan Sakuma gets blueberry honor for Export and Global Community Relations

During the 2020 North American Blueberry Council/U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Virtual Conference & Expo, USHBC honored 11 pioneers whose work has helped the blueberry industry grow and flourish over the last two decades. One of... more »

AgroFresh’s Harvista is now available for US blueberry growers

For years, apple, pear and cherry growers across the U.S. and globe have benefitted from the use of near-harvest Harvista 1.3 SC technology, which allows growers to secure quality, optimize labor resources and extend their... more »

Fall Creek names Scott Cully as regional director, US and Canada

Eugene, Oregon-based Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., a blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced Scott Cully as regional director for the United States and Canada, reporting to Co-CEO Oscar Verges. Cully joined the... more »

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