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FARMS Program Great for Growers

Helping Farmers Develop Efficient Water Practices   The FARMS program presented by SWFWMD is a perfect way for blueberry growers to get some much-needed assistance when it comes to instituting new, conservative irrigation techniques. Patricia [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:15:58+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog|Comments Off on FARMS Program Great for Growers

Update on Flatheaded Borers Infesting Blueberry Plantings in Central and North-Central Florida

Beetles vs Blueberries Since 2014, several Florida blueberry growers have reported seeing tunneling or girdling around the canes of their bushes (first report in The Blueberry News, winter 2015). In the summer of 2016, the [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:38+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog|Comments Off on Update on Flatheaded Borers Infesting Blueberry Plantings in Central and North-Central Florida

PRESIDENT’S LETTER: We Continue to Face Our Challenges Head-On

  It’s no secret that this season has had its own unique challenges.  We have been on high alert on the farms since Hurricane Irma made landfall and haven’t had a break since.  Many growers [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:38+00:00April 6th, 2018|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog|0 Comments

U-Pick Update: Bringing in Customers by the Berry Bucket

Florida Growers Mix Business and Pleasure with AgriTourism on the Blueberry Farm by MARY TOOTHMAN The cold weather slightly delayed the Red, White & Blues Farm’s blueberry season opening of its agritourism operation, but the [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:38+00:00April 4th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments
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