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Spotted Wing Drosophila: A Major Threat to the Florida Blueberry Industry

The spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), is a serious threat to the Florida blueberry industry.  During the 2012 production season, SWD caused economic damage to blueberry growers in Florida that was estimated between [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:43+00:00September 10th, 2014|Announcements, Newsletter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spotted Wing Drosophila: A Major Threat to the Florida Blueberry Industry

Grower 411: The Idea and Mission Behind the Blueberry Family Health Foundation

We all know the notoriety blueberries have received regarding their health benefits. Blueberries have several other things going for them; kids love them, and they are easy to prepare and eat. Rinse them off and [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:43+00:00September 3rd, 2014|Announcements, Newsletter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grower 411: The Idea and Mission Behind the Blueberry Family Health Foundation

Summer Blueberry Care

Encouraging Strong, Healthy Vegetative Growth With harvest and summer pruning completed the emphasis this summer is on encouraging strong, healthy vegetative growth, which will contain most of the flower buds for next year’s crop. Irrigation [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:51:43+00:00August 6th, 2014|Announcements, Newsletter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer Blueberry Care