Michigan blueberry operation among MDARD grant awardees

During its regularly scheduled meeting May 15, the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) voted to approve Food and Agriculture Investment Fund grants for five food and agriculture projects in Michigan. The projects... more »

Marquez, Cilloniz join Fall Creek as commercial managers for Mexico, Peru

Ricardo Marquez Reyes has joined Lowell, Oregon-based Fall Creek Farm & Nursery as commercial manager for Mexico, responsible for establishing and developing strong relationships with the company’s blueberry nursery and genetics customers in Mexico, overseeing... more »

‘More than peaches and peanuts’ to be featured on Georgia Grown tour

Georgia Grown, the marketing and economic development program of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, wants everyone to know that the state produces more than just peaches and peanuts. That’s why Georgia Grown is hosting international... more »

Blueberry industry to elect state council members for USHBC

Members of the highbush (cultivated) blueberry industry are being asked to select representatives to fill state council member and alternate positions on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) Blueberry Promotion, Research and Information Order. Eight... more »

Arkansas Blueberry School to appeal to novices and experts alike

The upcoming Blueberry School, a three-date educational event organized by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will cover everything from the first-day-in-the-field fundamentals to the latest in research-based recommendations, said Amanda McWhirt, Extension... more »

Canada gives $1.6M for wild blueberry marketing

Canadian officials on Tuesday visited Services Agricoles Savoie in Néguac, New Brunswick to announce $1.6 million in government funds for marketing Canadian wild blueberries. The money will go to the Canadian Division of the Wild Blueberry... more »

Fall Creek hires Europe regional director

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has hired Bertrand Guély as a regional director, responsible for directing the company’s... more »

Establishing blueberries – plan now for a 2020 planting

There has been an increase in interest in growing blueberries in Delaware and we have had several new plantings in Delaware in recent years. Blueberries are very specific in the type of soil conditions in... more »

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