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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 | October 14th, 2018|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured|Comments Off on FBGA FALL 2018 MEETING & TRADE SHOW – Tuesday October 30th – REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE

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|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

  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

Special thanks to our Spring Field Day sponsors

Platinum: Farm Credit Gold: Harrells Silver: Lochloosa Lake Farms             Island Grove Ag Products             Elixson Wood Products             WECO       [...]

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

Update: from Janet Wright, Public Affairs/Outreach Coordinator USDA-Farm Service Agency

Hello, When hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria made landfall, USDA agencies, along with other intergovernmental, groups, worked together to provide assistance to the impacted areas. I’ve attached a feature story highlighting efforts made by USDA [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|Announcements|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
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