Raspberries & Blackberries

California grower taps talents, resources to find success

“It is so important for the USDA and everyone to connect to Latino farmers.”

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High tunnels bring berries’ 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.

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J. Miles Reiter once again is CEO of Driscoll’s

J. Miles Reiter has reassumed the position of chief executive officer for Driscoll’s, the market leader of fresh berries, as part of planned leaders... more »

California Giant expands raspberry program

California Giant Berry Farms has significantly expanded its raspberry program in Mexico in the last year, providing year-round availability of the ras... more »

Washington Red Raspberry Commission supports WSU

Washington State University is celebrating Washington’s red raspberry growers and processors, represented by the Washington Red Raspberry Commission... more »

Processed raspberry industry rejects checkoff program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Nov. 7 that producers of raspberries for processing and importers of processed raspberries did not appr... more »

Blueberry council publishes SWD pest control manual

As part of its educational work, the Good Practices Committee of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has published “Spotted Wing Drosophila ... more »

California grower taps talents, resources to find success

Javier Zamora came to the United States from Mexico when he was 20 years old. He lived in the Redondo Beach area near Los Angeles. Most people arou... more »

Nourse Farms doubles greenhouse space in Massachusetts

A new chapter is about to begin for the greenhouses at Five Acre Farm in Northfield, Massachusetts, as its sale to Nourse Farms in Whately has bee... more »

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 »

High tunnels bring berries’ 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 »


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