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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 [...]

Florida Blueberry Growers Association Spring 2018 Field Day

The Florida Blueberry Growers Association SPRING FIELD DAY will be held Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at the University of Florida-IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm in Citra, FL.  The day will consist of [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Central Florida Fruit Production News | UF IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Citrus and Blueberry Fertilizer and Irrigation Programs February 13 10 am to 2 pm. Citrus Fertilizer, Compost, and Irrigation with HLB Dr. Jude Grosser will talk about nutrition with HLB, Dr. Monica Ozores-Hampton will talk about compost [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Dear FBGA Members: Upcoming event that may be of interest to some of our members. Brittany Lee President, Florida Blueberry Growers Association ​​ 2017 FLORIDA PROTECTED AG AND HYDROPONICS CONFERENCE DECEMBER 5—6, 2017 Registration Details: Earlybird Registration [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Announcements, Featured, Newsletter|0 Comments

Florida’s Premier Event For Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Dear FBGA Members: Upcoming event that may be of interest to some of our members. Brittany Lee President, Florida Blueberry Growers Association ​​ The 2017 Florida Ag Expo, to be held this Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, is [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Announcements, Featured|0 Comments

Fall Blueberry Short Course

Thursday, October 26, 2017 Hillsborough Community College – Plant City Campus John R. Trinkle Center 1206 North Park Rd. Plant City, FL 33563 8:00 a.m. Registration – visit Trade Show 9:00 a.m. Welcome and opening [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Fruit Crop Management Short Course

The Fruit Crop Management Short Course will shed light on important crop management related topics such as flowering, dormancy, irrigation, nutrition, fruit set, and more. Speakers are experts from Georgia, California, South Carolina, and Florida. [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments


The Florida Blueberry Growers Association FALL MEETING AND TRADESHOW will be held Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at the Hillsborough Community College, Trinkle Center from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Plant City, FL.  This will be a day-long event of educational [...]

By | August 6th, 2017|Announcements, Featured|0 Comments

SAVE-THE-DATE FALL 2017 Meeting and Trade Show

SAVE-THE-DATE FALL 2017 Meeting and Trade Show THURSDAY October 26, 2017 Dear Members, On behalf of the Florida Blueberry Growers Association, I’d like to extend a sincere thank you for your continued support of our [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Announcements, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Port Canaveral Agricultural Exports Seminar

Are you part of the agricultural business sector and interested in learning more about shipping by sea? Please join the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Fresh From Florida, along with Port Canaveral, [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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