Raspberries & Blackberries

Tim Nourse presented NASGA’s ‘Service with Impact Award’

At the North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting & Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, Tim Nourse was presented the 2020 Annual “Service with Impact Award” by board member Kevin Edberg. The North... more »

New blackberry from University of Arkansas achieves pinnacle of flavor

Ponca, a new blackberry variety from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, offers the pinnacle of flavor from one of the world’s leading public blackberry breeding programs. Ponca is the 20th blackberry from... more »

2018 New York state pricing information of local berries

In 2019, Cornell Food Industry Management Program in conjunction with the NYS Berry Growers Association distributed a berry pricing survey to commercial berry growers across New York state. The survey collected 2018 price information so... more »

North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference set for St. Louis, Missouri

The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association Conference will be held on March 3-6, 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel. The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA) conference starts on March... more »

High tunnel, single stem container-grown raspberry trialed in Virginia

National berry sales are on the upswing in recent years due to growing consumer appreciation for the many health benefits that come from eating these succulent fruits. In fact, with U.S. sales totaling $5.8 billion... more »

Veganic fruit grower featured in Fridays on the Farm

Vermont's Arbor Farmstead was recently featured in the USDA's weekly Fridays on the Farm series. Arbor Farmstead growers Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley grow strawberries, cane berries, other annual fruit crops and winter greens in... more »

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 »

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