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 [...]

  Growers: The most recent extension article on SWD management for organic production can be found at the link below.  The  article is a summary of research findings from a national USDA organic research grant. [...]

Despite Crop Damage, Florida Blueberry Growers Association Predicting A Good Year For Blueberries

Contact: Brittany H. Lee, President, Florida Blueberry Growers Association, 352-505-8878 Brooksville, FL April 3, 2018 – The Florida Blueberry Growers Association (FBGA) is predicting a good year for blueberries despite a recent grower survey showing [...]


GROWERS ACROSS THE STATE ARE REPORTING WIDESPREAD PRODUCTION LOSS! As an industry its important to let marketers, retailers and consumers know how much of our Florida product they can expect so we can maintain market stability and pricing. Growers [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Spring Blueberry Field Day Agenda

The 2018 Spring Blueberry Field Day will be held at the UF IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Center located at 2556 West Highway 318 Citra, FL 32113. Click here to download the Field Day Agenda (PDF) [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|Announcements, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Schedule for Spring Blueberry Field Day

Spring Blueberry Field Day March 7, 2018 Plant Science Research and Education Center 2556 West Highway 318 Citra, FL 32113 Groups 1 and 2 Field Tour 8:30 a.m. Travel to field 8:45 a.m.  – 9:20 [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|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

Florida Blueberry Growers Association Spring Field Day – Save the Date

Spring Field Day – Save the Date Date: March 7th 2018 Location: UF IFAS Citra Facility 2556 West Highway 318, Citra, Florida 32113 Agenda will include: Experimental variety block with Dr. Patricio Munoz Nitrogen fertilizer study [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Announcements, Uncategorized|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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