Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers.
Acidic soil is a foundation for blueberry growing, however the plant needs more than high pH to grow large, firm fruit.
Berry industry revolutionized thanks to the introduction of low-chill varieties.
Taste test proves farmers, marketers, and parents should be cognizant of kids’ consumer clout.
Alto Straughn presented with University of Florida’s Distinguished Alumnus Award.
The Hill family of Southern Hill Farms continues to up their efforts to diversify business and stay out ahead of a competitive market.
Thanks to pruning cuts and a diverse mix of cultivars, the majority of the crop survived a series of March freezes.
UF/IFAS researchers find placing hives of the distinct pollinator in the field pumps up output by 70%.
Freeze protection tactics prove fruitful as local producers look to gain from Georgia’s loss.
With last season’s disaster in the rear view, all eyes are searching for bluer skies.
Research team seeks alternatives to over-the-row harvest systems.
Pathogen has been confirmed on three farms so far.
Coming off a challenging season, industry players must continue to adapt to curveballs thrown by Mother Nature and market forces.
For growers, the good news is that shoppers like what you are serving up. But more can be done to whet appetites.
Placing priority on bee care best practices will ensure sweet success for your crop.
Time-tested, color-appropriate method for following water movement in plasticulture veggie crops could prove fruitful in blueberries, too.
Low-chill, machine-harvest capabilities define these southern highbush selections.