Wish Farms starts domestic blueberry season, to pack 4 million pounds

Demand for Florida blueberries has seen a significant rise over the last decade as people are becoming keenly aware of their numerous health benefits. As the largest grower of fresh blueberries in Florida, Wish Farms expects... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies expands into Georgia blueberries

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-based Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. (BVT) has expanded the pilot launch of its proprietary bee-based technology used for increased plant health and marketable yield into the Georgia blueberry market, following its successful launch... more »

US blueberry growers preparing first shipments to Vietnam

The news that Vietnam has opened up its doors to blueberry imports from the US has been welcomed by blueberry growers and shippers across the country. Suppliers are very positive about the new development and... more »

AgBiome Innovations adds Lektivar 40SC to product portfolio

AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome,  introduced March 7, Lektivar 40SC, a novel fungicide (fluazinam) that provides superior control of foliar and soil-borne diseases to include white mold, southern blight, downy mildew, early blight and... more »

Appointments made to US Highbush Blueberry Council

Seven members and 10 alternates have been named to serve on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. Members and alternates newly appointed to serve three-year terms are: R. Verne Gingersich, West Linn, Ore. (Western Region Producer... more »

US Highbush Blueberry Council taking nominations for state leaders

Members of the highbush (cultivated) blueberry industry are now seeking nominees to fill seven U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) state member and alternate positions for the 2020-2022 term. The nomination period will begin on March... more »

Virginia Is deemed ‘ripe’ for berry growing

Virginia is not just for lovers, but for berry growers, too, according Dr. Reza Rafie, Virginia State University (VSU) Extension specialist in horticulture. That’s because after conducting extensive research of berry production across central and southside... more »

Wyman’s of Maine wild blueberries featured in video series

Wyman’s of Maine and Allen’s Blueberry freezer recently were featured in a video series produced by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). The wild blueberries are grown almost exclusively to be individually quick frozen and... more »

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