Raspberries & Blackberries

Save Foods’ treatment reclaimed 80% of fresh raspberries headed for waste

Save Foods, an agri-food tech company specializing in eco crop protection that helps to reduce food waste and ensure food safety, is extending the range of applications of its eco crop protection treatment after successfully... more »

North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference going entirely virtual 

Due to the ongoing disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NARBA Executive Council has made the difficult decision to pivot the 2022 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference to an all-virtual conference. The Getting Started with... more »

OK sought for importation of blackberry and raspberry tissue culture plants

The government of Mexico has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis Porter) and Raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) tissue culture plants for planting into the United... more »

North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference in-person and virtual

The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA) annual conference on  Feb. 21-24, 2022, will be a hybrid conference for both virtual registrants and for in-person attendees at the conference location in Gaithersburg, Maryland, about... more »

Bernadine Strik honored with Duke Galletta Award from NABC 

Bernadine Strik, a veteran professor of horticulture and a berry crop specialist and researcher at Oregon State University, was honored with the Duke Galletta Award for Excellence in Horticultural Research by the North American Blueberry... more »

Naturipe continues summer production of berries

Naturipe, a farmer-owned producer and marketer of berries and value-added products, continues its inaugural “Summer of Snacking” campaign, as fresh raspberries and blackberries enter their late-summer peak season. "Consumers and their families can still enjoy... more »

Michigan Farm Bureau seeks release of insect to control spotted wing drosophila

Michigan Farm Bureau is calling on the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to give fruit growers a new tool to fight spotted-wing drosophila. APHIS is considering granting permits for the release ofG. brasiliensis, a type... more »

OSU Berry Initiative, funded by Oregon legislature, gets a new leader

Erica Chernoh, Oregon State University Extension Service horticulturist, is the new leader of the OSU Berry Initiative at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora. Chernoh, an assistant professor of practice in Lane... more »

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