Blueberries

Brian Bocock earns prestigious award from North American Blueberry Council

Brian Bocock, vice president of product management for Naturipe Farms, has been named the 2020 Alex Wetherbee Award winner by the North American Blueberry Council. This honor recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to... more »

US Highbush Blueberry Council has refreshed vision to move industry forward

During the first week of March, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) presented a strategic refresh at the organization’s annual Spring Meetings. USHBC president Kasey Cronquist presented the refined vision, mission and plan for the... more »

Small Fruit Production Risks Management program continues at MSU

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, and the Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) are inviting blueberry growers to attend the second session of the Small Fruit Production Risks Management program. This second session will be... more »

US House, Senate resolutions declare July as National Blueberry Month

The U.S. House and Senate have introduced resolutions recognizing the history and accomplishments of the U.S. highbush blueberry industry and seeking to declare July as "National Blueberry Month." Congressmen Fred Upton and Sanford Bishop are... more »

Bill would designate the cherry as Michigan’s official state fruit

Michigan is already recognized for its apple blossoms, but what about the cherry? Several state lawmakers want to see the cherry elevated as the official state fruit of Michigan. More than half of U.S. states... more »

MSU offers ‘Small Fruit Production Risk Management: Resources and Tools’

There is new training program developed by the Michigan State University (MSU )Extension Small Fruit program to assist the blueberry industry and all berry growers in general to deal with major production risks affecting the... more »

Virginia Berry School scheduled for March 12-13 in Petersburg

The Virginia Berry School on March 12-13 at Virginia State University's Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road, Petersburg, Virginia. The two-day school will provide experienced and beginning Virginia berry growers with the latest research and information about starting... more »

MSU to share ‘Small Fruit Production Risk Management: Resources and Tools’

There is new training program developed by the Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Small Fruit program to assist the blueberry industry and all berry growers in general to deal with major Production Risks affecting the... more »


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