Raspberries & Blackberries

Better Berries: High tunnels bring crop success under cover

In many areas of the country, cold winters and humid, variable growing seasons can limit the profitability of raspberries and strawberries, as well as the survival of blackberries.

High tunnels alter the crop environment in ways that improve both bramble yields and quality.

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Creative fruit, machinery, marketing drive Driscoll’s

“They thought they would do better if they had their own breeding program that focused on what the consumer wants, and not just what on the farmer wants.”

It's hard to envision a more luxurious farm-to-table operation. A luxury hotel in Paris, the Four Seasons Hotel George V, is establishing an organ... more »

Better Berries: High tunnels bring crop success under cover

In many areas of the country, cold winters and humid, variable growing seasons can limit the profitability of raspberries and strawberries, as well as... more »

New high-yield strawberry, raspberry varieties released

Cornell’s berry breeding program is releasing two new varieties, which will be available for planting in spring 2019: a strawberry, Dickens,... more »

Picnic basket-shaped vehicle latest effort in Driscoll’s #BerryTogether campaign

Driscoll’s national #BerryTogether campaign is looming large. A larger-than-life 3D picnic basket on wheels will soon be rolling through local co... more »

National Processed Raspberry Council unveils video series

A new three-part video series, "My Name is Haedyn," follows Haedyn Maberry in and around her family's raspberry farm from winter to harvest as she wat... more »

Reducing pests, increasing production, quality of blackberries

Primocane blackberries, which can extend the fruiting season by months over traditional plant varieties, are changing the way farmers are growing ... more »

Raspberries show promise in reducing risk of heart disease

A new study, conducted by researchers at Kings College London, in collaboration with German and Spanish scientists, shows that consuming raspberries m... more »

Les Jardins de l’Île gets $100K government loan for expansion

The Government of Canada recently announced a $100,000 repayable contribution to Les Jardins de l'Île, a Quebec farm growing raspberries, beans, s... more »

Sun Belle opens new Miami Distribution Center

Sun Belle, a marketer and shipper of berries, has opened an 82,000 square foot state of the art refrigerated distribution facility in Miami. Adjoin... more »

Free guide on managing SWD in organic berry crops available

If you’ve been growing berries for more than a couple of years, you’re no doubt aware that good growing and sanitation practices – such as keepi... more »


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