blueberry crop News

  • 5 Blueberry Bush Frost Protection Tips and Tricks

    Early March and April is prime season for growing and cultivating blueberry plants and bushes, but are also reminders that the last hints of winter could pop up at any time. Sudden drops in temperature are bad news for blueberry growers, as frost can severely damage blueberry bushes and buds. Learn about five helpful tips and tricks for blueberry bush frost protection in the early months of ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Where have all the flowers gone?

    Global food production may be approaching another major crisis. Crops around the world are pollinated by honeybees, but bee populations are dying off rapidly due to excessive use of pesticides and other environmental factors. The threat of food production losses is becoming painfully apparent, and the economic, social and environmental costs could be staggering. This growing threat to the global ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • OSU Online Course: Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management

    Check out OSU's online 6-week, self-paced course (Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management) that will be offered starting on January 25, 2019. Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management Online course for industry led by Dr. Bernadine Strik Oregon State University Online blueberry course offered through Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at ...


    By Littau Harvester

  • Healthier processed food? Essence of strawberry could be the key

     University of Florida scientists believe they have pinpointed the exact compounds in strawberries that give the fruit its delightfully unique flavor – findings that will allow UF breeders to create more flavorful varieties even faster. What’s more, the researchers believe that eventually, those naturally occurring compounds will be used to make processed foods taste ...

  • Fall 2019 OSU Online Course: Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management

    OSU's online 6-week, self-paced course will be offered again (Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management). It will be offered starting on September 27, 2019. Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management Online course for industry led by Dr. Bernadine Strik Oregon State University Online blueberry course offered through Professional and Continuing ...


    By Littau Harvester

  • Wild Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

    The first national study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they’re disappearing in many of the country’s most important farmlands — including California’s Central Valley, the Midwest’s corn belt and the Mississippi River valley. If losses of these crucial pollinators continue, the new nationwide assessment indicates that farmers will face increasing costs — and ...


    By University of Vermont

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