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Grower 411: The winter freeze checklist

VIRTUALLY ALL blueberry fields in Florida are subject to late winter or early spring freezes, which can cause serious reductions in yield. Below is a list of activities for freeze preparation. The list was originally [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blueberry News Blog|0 Comments

Flatheaded borers and Chilli thrips update

What the most recent research shows about these two pests in Florida blueberry crops FLATHEADED BORERS INFESTING FLORIDA BLUEBERRY PLANTINGS THE FIRST REPORT of borers infesting blueberry plantings was in November 2014. During 2015 and [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blueberry News Blog|0 Comments

President’s Letter: Great news for Florida blueberry growers

MEMBERS OF THE Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the FBGA recently met with UF Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Jack Payne, and Nick Place, Dean and Director for UF/IFAS. We asked [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blueberry News Blog|0 Comments

Climate outlook and freeze protection resources

Tools to help you while monitoring temperatures and protecting your crop THIS FALL, a couple of cold fronts provided some chill as many growers prepared to apply hydrogen cyanamide. Although chill for November and early [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blueberry News Blog|0 Comments

‘Fresh From Florida’ a boost for blueberries, other Sunshine State commodities

SPONSORED CONTENT There are numerous benefits to joining “Fresh From Florida,” including discounted industry trade show participation, trade leads, exporting assistance, subscription to the “Fresh From Florida” magazine, and a customized business sign. Click here [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Blueberry News Blog|0 Comments

Optimizing Biologicals for Success

Whether growing organic or conventional, your IPM mix is stronger and safer when biologicals are used properly. Today’s innovative biopesticides are growing in popularity, partly due to consumer demand, but more importantly because today’s products are more effective and are sustainable.

By | October 10th, 2016|Blueberry News Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Optimizing Biologicals for Success

‘Fresh From Florida’ shines spotlight on blueberries

The “Fresh From Florida” campaign was created in 1991 to increase consumer awareness and expand the market for Florida commodities. Today, the campaign has grown into a highly recognized worldwide brand. Click here for information on how to join and to see what "Fresh From Florida" can do for you!

By | October 10th, 2016|Blueberry News Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Fresh From Florida’ shines spotlight on blueberries

From the desk of President Dudley Calfee…

As you are all aware, our last season was one of the most challenging ones we have ever experienced. Warmer than normal conditions during late fall and winter delayed the onset of dormancy and resulted [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on From the desk of President Dudley Calfee…

USDA Crop Insurance Risk Management Fact Sheet

All of your blueberries in a county are insurable if: The actuarial documents provide premium rates; They are varieties of the Highbush or Rabbiteye typesthat are adapted to the area where planted; They are grown [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on USDA Crop Insurance Risk Management Fact Sheet

FBGA Honors Sherri Brothers for 21 Years of Service

A special thank you to retiring board member, Sherri Brothers. Thank you for 21 years of service to the Florida Blueberry Growers Association

By | February 24th, 2016|Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on FBGA Honors Sherri Brothers for 21 Years of Service
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