If you haven’t started pruning your berries, it’s time you do.
Growers in some regions where temperatures don’t get too low could consider the benefits of Southern highbush varieties.
I’ve witnessed the rise of primocane-fruiting blackberries, from first selections to integration in the market.
Fourth-annual fundraising event brings in more than $100,000 to benefit children of local farmworkers.
With last season’s disaster in the rear view, all eyes are searching for bluer skies.
More than 4,000 pounds of locally grown produce from Central Florida farming operation goes to help feed needy families in the Tampa area.
Unique variety, a collaboration between UF/IFAS and an Australian scientist, still in its early stages.
Gurjant “George” Sandhu says the fines were unjust, and the State Department of Ecology hadn’t provided adequate evidence.
Biocontrols, nutrition, and new varieties are also among the hot topics discussed at the annual berry meeting.
Some say there’s an oversupply, some disagree, but despite challenges for the berry industry, most growers remain upbeat about the future.
Washington State Department of Ecology alleges grower supplied inaccurate water use figures, illegally irrigated two berry farms.
Conditions ideal for new, flavorful varieties. Marketing campaign aims to clue-in consumers.
Misconceptions about what methods are used to breed new varieties spark need for public outreach.
National Science Foundation awards grant for further development of potential industry game-changer.
Research team seeks alternatives to over-the-row harvest systems.
Pathogen has been confirmed on three farms so far.
Maine man awarded damages following heat stroke, says blueberry grower was negligent in training him for work.