blueberry grower 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

  • Pedro Torres and Horticultorres Introduces New FibreDust Products in Mexico

    In the summer of 2015, Pedro Torres Plaza founded Horticultorres S. de R.L. de C.V., a new company active in the field providing horticultural supplies and consulting to the Mexican greenhouse industry. Before the start of Horticultorres, Torres, an entrepreneur, realized early on that horticulture was his passion. After graduating from ITESM, campus Queretaro as an Agronomist, ...


    By FibreDust LLC

  • 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

  • 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

  • UF/IFAS Study Finds Simple Solution to Monitoring Major Berry Pest

    Using a yeast-sugar-water mixture, berry growers can easily keep tabs on a pest that causes millions in damage each year in the U.S., a new University of Florida study shows. Farmers can conduct a test to determine if the spotted wing drosophila is in their field – and if so, how prevalent. They punch holes near the upper rim of a covered plastic cup and pour in a yeast-sugar-water mix to ...

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