Blueberries

Virginia is deemed ‘ripe’ for berry growing; conference scheduled

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 »

Chefs’ blueberries cookoff hosted by California Giant Berry Farms

California Giant Berry Farms will hold its Chef Invitational July 19-22, and this time, the berry company is welcoming both foodservice and retail partners to come along for the culinary competition in the Pacific Northwest.... more »

UGA climate expert shares production strategies for spring weather

Georgia weather is predictably unpredictable, bitter cold one week and balmy the next. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts urge Georgia growers to pay close attention to the weather over the coming months and be... more »

Naturipe Farms launches FeBLUEary with focus on organic blueberries

Salinas, California-based Naturipe Farms, the a grower and packer of fresh blueberries, is excited to continue celebrating the Year of the Blueberry this February by announcing their third annual FeBLUEary campaign. "When you think of... more »

North American berry producers seek 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025

In another step to further reduce the produce industry’s environmental impact, major North American fresh berry producers announced their commitment to use 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025. The California Strawberry Commission, the North American Blueberry... more »

Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine seeks grower members

Maine's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) recently called for nominations for two new grower seats on the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine. A 2019 statutory change to the Commission’s makeup added the positions. With... more »

Blueberry open house, trade show planned in North Carolina

Join the North Carolina Blueberry Council and North Carolina State University for the primary educational meeting for blueberry growers in the state and region. The 54th Annual Open House and Trade Show will be held... more »

Blueberries, pears among Amazon’s best-selling delivered groceries

Online sales giant Amazon recently released U.S.-only seasonal and year-end highlights of data from its shoppers in what it said was a record-breaking year and holiday season. Blueberries were among the best-selling items for grocery... more »


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