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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 [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blueberry Pollination Webinar

To the membership of the Florida Blueberry Growers Association. Please see below from Doug Phillips, University of Florida Blueberry Extension Coordinator. The link below is to a great webinar on pollination of highbush blueberries by [...]

By | July 24th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Growers Thoughts: Florida Blueberry 2018 Season Recap

Florida blueberry growers produce more berries this year, despite pollination problems, gall midge and Hurricane Irma. Large blooms held promise for a bumper blueberry crop this year. But environmental problems, including pollination, gall midge and [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blueberry News Blog|Comments Off on Growers Thoughts: Florida Blueberry 2018 Season Recap

US Blueberry Growers Will Have to Look Toward Technology to Compete

It appears that specialty crops – including blueberries – are taking a back seat in the current negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement as arguments over tariffs and other higher priority items are [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blueberry News Blog|Comments Off on US Blueberry Growers Will Have to Look Toward Technology to Compete
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