Blueberries

Blueberry Industry Leadership Program accepting applications

The North American Blueberry Council has launched its Blueberry Industry Leadership Program to elevate up-and-coming leaders in the industry. The program will accept up to 10 talented, passionate professionals from across the supply chain to... more »

Michigan Blueberry producers approve continuation referendum

Michigan’s blueberry producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program for an additional five years beginning May 1. Established in February 2017, the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program... more »

Beeflow pollination program produces over 50% larger blueberries

Beeflow has shared the first-round results of research involving Beeflow pollination services for blueberry crops. The study, led by Lisa Wasko DeVetter, Ph.D., associate professor, Small Fruits, at Washington State University, was conducted across two... more »

Fall Creek adds Ranjeet Singh Randhawa to grower support team

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has hired Ranjeet Singh Randhawa as a product and grower support representative focused on the company’s grower customers in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and British Columbia,... more »

Naturipe owner increases blueberry production in Southeast US

Naturipe, one of the world’s largest producers of fresh berries, has increased organic and conventional blueberry production in the Southeast U.S. Over the last year, Michigan Blueberry Growers (MBG), an owner of Naturipe Farms, has... more »

Nathan Jurgens joins Fall Creek as IT director

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., an international blueberry breeding and nursery company, has hired J. Nathan Jurgens as its information technology director. Jurgens is responsible for development, planning, and implementation of worldwide information technology... more »

Continuation of Michigan Blueberry Research & Education Program sought

Michigan’s blueberry growers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) beginning Feb.... more »

New Jersey soil health plans include blueberries, cranberries

Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) have a long history of research and education in the field of soil science including ground-breaking discoveries such as streptomycin which... more »

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