Announcements

Blueberry Breeding Program

A Team Effort to Assist Blueberry Stakeholders in Florida by Dr. PATRICIO MUÑOZ Florida producers are facing major challenges, with more countries producing and shipping blueberries into the US, higher volumes of fruit putting downward [...]

By |2019-01-08T15:53:26+00:00January 8th, 2019|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog|Comments Off on Blueberry Breeding Program

Improving Pollination Practices

Continuing Research on Florida Blueberry Pollination Factors by Dr. Rachel Mallinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF Blueberries depend on insect pollinators for maximum fruit set. To achieve adequate pollination, blueberry growers stock [...]

By |2019-01-08T14:46:56+00:00January 8th, 2019|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog|Comments Off on Improving Pollination Practices

FBGA FALL 2018 MEETING & TRADE SHOW – Tuesday October 30th – REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE

We are EXCITED to announce the Florida Blueberry Growers Association Fall 2018 Meeting & Trade Show will be held on Tuesday October 30th at a NEW location, conveniently located off I-75 in Ocala, FL. This will [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:38+00:00October 14th, 2018|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured|Comments Off on FBGA FALL 2018 MEETING & TRADE SHOW – Tuesday October 30th – REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE

Grower 411: Watch for Algal Stem Blotch As Weather Gets Warmer and Wetter. Provided by: Doug Phillips UF Blueberry Extension Coordinator

Algal stem blotch is a disease caused by a plant-parasitic alga (Cephaleuros virescens) that can infect southern highbush blueberries and has been observed on various cultivars by Florida blueberry growers. The alga is thought [...]

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