Blueberries

Astin Farms expands into blueberries

Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry growers. Always looking to the future, As... more

Learning curve steep for controlling spread of SWD

Michigan researchers are on the forefront of work being done to offset the continuing onslaught of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on commercial blueberries. But ... more

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USHBC kicks off new consumer campaign

Many U.S. consumers believe blueberries are only in season May through August. With the goal of changing those perceptions, the U.S. Highbush Blueberr... more »

Key introduces new VERYX digital sorters for berries

Key Technology introduces VERYX digital sorters for fresh and frozen berries. According to Key, VERYX maximizes sorting accuracy with innovative mecha... more »

TunnelBerries projects offers tips on berry production with tunnels

National demand for fresh raspberries and strawberries is growing, but most berries purchased in Michigan are grown in other states or countries. Grow... more »

GK Machine blueberry harvester receives AE50 award

GK Machine’s Berry Transport was just recognized with an AE50 award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).... more »

New members appointed to US Highbush Blueberry Council

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed 13 members and their alternates to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council to serve three-year terms of of... more »

Michigan blueberry producers to vote on research, education program

A referendum to determine whether to establish a Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program and creating a Michigan Blueberry Commissio... more »

Learning curve steep for controlling spread of SWD

Michigan researchers are on the forefront of work being done to offset the continuing onslaught of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on commercial blueber... more »

Paul Sandefur to head Fall Creek breeding operations

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, a global blueberry breeding and nursery stock company, has named Paul Sandefur as manager of its U.S. breeding program.... more »

Honeybee activity differs across growing regions in Washington State

Commercial production of northern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) is dependent upon rented colonies of honeybees (Apis mellifera) for meetin... more »

Hearings set for PA 232 Michigan blueberry research program

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will conduct two public hearings regarding the establishment of a Michigan Bluebe... more »


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