Raspberries & Blackberries

Naturipe donates $20K to veterans’ charity

Major berry brand Naturipe Farms recently donated $20,000 to the Gary Sinise Foundation in honor of their partnership through Naturipe's Growing Gratitude campaign. From Memorial Day through Independence Day, Naturipe Farms pledged to donate $1... more »

Combating new grape pests and raspberry mulch trials discussed at 2019 GLEXPO

Two researchers in the northern U.S. are researching new pests local growers are seeing in grapes. At the Grape Session during the 2019 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO, Heather Leach and Christelle... more »

Driscoll’s up for AgWater Challenge

Fresh berry brand Driscoll's recently announced its participation in the AgWater Challenge to help its agricultural communities manage natural resources in a collaborative way. The partnership reinforces Driscoll’s commitment to water stewardship as well as supporting... more »

Washington Small Fruit Conference & Lynden Ag Show set for Dec. 4-6

The Washington Small Fruit Conference is a three-day conference with the latest relevant research information delivered by the scientists performing the research. The 9th Annual WA Small Fruit Conference is presented by WA Red Raspberries & WA Blueberry Commission, and Washington... more »

Wish Farms set to reveal consumer focused technology

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, has always prided itself on being an innovator in the produce industry. Continuing that tradition, they are pleased to announce a preview... more »

NARBA releases new caneberry nursery list

Looking for a source of raspberry or blackberry plants? Or looking especially for Von blackberries, Boyne red raspberries, Niwot black raspberries, Double Gold raspberries, or some other cultivars?  The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association's (NARBA) Raspberry & Blackberry Nursery List can help.... more »

Processed Raspberry Research and Promotion Order terminated

The USDA announced Sept. 24 that the Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research, and Information Order has been terminated. The termination of the order ends the research and promotion program that was established in 2012 to expand... more »

Wish Farms’ ‘generations of sweetness’ celebrated

Berry company Wish Farms recently broke ground on a new headquarters building and rolled out a new marketing tagline, “generations of sweetness.” Based in Plant City, Florida, the company is a grower, marketer and year-round... more »

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