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Recognizing Injury Symptoms from Blueberry Gall Midge

Blueberry growers throughout the state of Florida experienced what appears to be high blueberry gall midge (BGM) damage during the spring 2018 growing season. The damage appears to be more pronounced in the Central Florida [...]

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Best Pollination Practices in Southern Highbush Blueberries in Florida

Southern highbush blueberry (SHB) is the primary blueberry species grown in Florida. It is dependent upon pollinating insects for adequate pollination and fruit set. Some Florida growers reported cases of low fruit set this past [...]

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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 will [...]

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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 [...]

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