Blueberries

Relaunch of USHBC Monthly Blueberry Retail Sales Data set

In 2020, as part of our renewed commitment to delivering strategic value to the industry, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) published weekly reports summarizing blueberry retail sales performance. Industry member reactions to these reports... more »

In story of blueberries and bees, scientists play matchmaker

Every single blueberry is the result of a flower that was pollinated by a bee. In other words: No buzz, no berry. With that in mind, it’s no wonder blueberry growers bring in hives of... more »

Bipartisan letter sent in support of Michigan blueberry growers and fair trade

Congressman Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, and Congressman Dan Kildee, D-Michigan, sent a bipartisan letter Dec. 21 to the International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Jason Kearns on behalf of Michigan blueberry growers and their families. Currently, the... more »

Fall Creek adds Tom Blaser to outside board of directors

Eugene, Oregon-based Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced that Tom Blaser has joined its professional board of directors. Most recently, Blaser served as senior vice president... more »

US blueberry growers form new alliance to seek import remedies

Blueberry growers across America announced Dec. 16 the establishment of a new coalition, the American Blueberry Growers Alliance (ABGA), to seek relief from rising imports that are harming their businesses. According to a news release,... more »

Query: Blueberry imports’ impact

U.S. blueberry growers, importers and purchasers – as well as foreign growers and exporters – on Nov. 16 turned in questionnaires that will play an important role in an investigation into the international trade of... more »

Growers, industry contributors honored by United States Highbush Blueberry Council

Three growers were among a cadre of blueberry industry standouts honored during the United States Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) Virtual Conference & Expo, held Sept. 28-Oct. 1. The USHBC, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary,... more »

Mulching blueberries and cherries focus of 2020 Great Lakes EXPO sessions

Despite going virtual for the first time due to COVID-19, the educational sessions and opportunities at the 2020 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO will once again provide growers with invaluable information and... more »

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