Blueberries

2018 New York state pricing information of local berries

In 2019, Cornell Food Industry Management Program in conjunction with the NYS Berry Growers Association distributed a berry pricing survey to commercial berry growers across New York state. The survey collected 2018 price information so... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies closes deals with 10 Georgia blueberry growers

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc.  has closed a total of 10 deals with blueberry growers in Georgia for the upcoming growing season: this includes eight new growers and two previously announced growers. These producers will be... more »

USHBC selects Sterling-Rice Group to lead food service program

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has named the Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) as its agency of record with responsibility for integrated food service marketing and promotional activities for the council and the blueberry industry. SRG... more »

Michigan congressman backs Defending Domestic Produce Production Act

On Nov. 21, Congressman Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, announced he is cosponsoring the Defending Domestic Produce Production Act, bipartisan legislation designed to defend family farms from illegal trade practices used by foreign nations to undercut American... more »

Florida growers prepare for winter weather

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and University of Florida (UF/IFAS) Extension educates growers on how to protect their crops and prepare for winter weather at the upcoming Winter Weather School. This year, the event will address winter... more »

Central Washington state blueberry pruning workshop set for Nov. 18

A central Washington state blueberry pruning workshop will be held Nov. 18, from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, 24106 N. Bunn Road, Prosser, Washington 99350. This... more »

USHBC appoints three to serve on committees

U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has appointed three influential leaders with decades of experience in the blueberry industry to its committees. Appointed to the USHBC Promotion Committee are John Johnston, senior director of blueberry product... more »

Naturipe donates $20K to veterans’ charity

Major berry brand Naturipe Farms recently donated $20,000 to the Gary Sinise Foundation in honor of their partnership through Naturipe's Growing Gratitude campaign. From Memorial Day through Independence Day, Naturipe Farms pledged to donate $1... more »


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