John R. Clark

Health of Produce Industry Hangs on Berries’ Health Benefits

National Berry Crops Initiative sets its sights on tripling berry consumption.

Clean Plant Program Pays Off for Berry Growers

Centers are making strides in conducting diagnostics and pathogen elimination services for nurseries, so crops are a part of state certification programs.

Promising Future for the Berry Industry

New technologies, new cultivars, and consumer demand are helping to boost berries.

Diversifying Berry Breeding, Public to Private

Both have advantages and should attract young people, especially with more so-called club varieties, as seen in apples.

Southern Highbush Berries Have Turned the Blueberry World Upside-Down

Berry industry revolutionized thanks to the introduction of low-chill varieties.

Don’t Be Fooled By Rust in Your Brambles

Knowing whether you have orange rust disease or cane leaf rust is important for proper control methods.

Primocane: A Major Innovation in Berry Production

I’ve witnessed the rise of primocane-fruiting blackberries, from first selections to integration in the market.

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