Blueberries

U.S. Highbush Blueberry council seeks new member nominations

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is seeking nominees to fill 26 of the 40 seats available on the council. The 13 members and 13 alternates the council is seeking are for these positions for three-year... more »

Blueberry Intensive Workshops offered in New York state

The New York State Berry Growers Association (NYSBGA) has partnered with Cornell Cooperative Extension to bring growers a pair of winter Blueberry Intensive Workshops. An in-depth look at growing and management techniques, pest and diseases,... more »

California Giant Berry Farms commits to sustainability

With ever-changing industry trends, food forecasting and technology advancements, there is a topic... more »

Packing promises to preserve blueberries’ ‘waxy bloom’

A polyamide-based packaging product from StePac L.A. promises “long-lasting freshness in bulk deliveries of blueberries to distant destinations,” according to a news release from the company. The new multi-layered packaging, which is the outcome of... more »

Blueberry council partners with actress Tia Mowry-Hardrict

Tia Mowry-Hardrict, actress, cookbook author and host of web series “Tia Mowry’s Quick Fix,” has officially signed on as the new celebrity spokesperson for the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC). In her role, she will support... more »

Georgia gets $2 million to study organic management of SWD

The University of Georgia has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop organic methods of controlling the spotted wing drosophila (SWD). Ashfaq... more »

J. Miles Reiter once again is CEO of Driscoll’s

J. Miles Reiter has reassumed the position of chief executive officer for Driscoll’s, the market leader of fresh berries, as part of planned leadership restructuring announced on Friday. ... more »

Fall Creek announces new shared leadership

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., has announced succession of its top leadership. After forty years, company co-founder and blueberry industry innovator Dave Brazelton will step aside as chief executive officer (CEO) to assume a... more »


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