Click the links below to download presentation from the FBGA Growers Meetings

OCTOBER 2017

Patricio Munoz Blueberry Breeding and Genomics FBGA Presentation

Machine harvesting blueberries for fresh markets: Experiences and lessons learned in NC

Blueberry Pruning For Mechanical Harvest

The blueberry/strawberry system to improve management of gray mold and ripe rot

Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization Timing and Rate on Nitrogen Uptake, Growth and Yield of Young ‘Emerald’ and ‘Farthing’ Blueberry Plants

Mechanical harvesting methods for improving fresh quality of blueberries: Applying new technologies to transform blueberry harvesting and fruit quality

 Bacterial Wilt and Bacterial Leaf Scorch on Blueberry in Florida

 

OCTOBER 2016

FBGA Fall 2016 Grafted Plants

FBGA Fall 2016 N Study Young Plants

FBGA Fall 2016 Sprayer Coverage

FEBRUARY 2016

Blueberries, bees and bee protection

What Eastern U.S. Consumers think about Florida Blueberries

Management of Blueberry Pests Using Integrated Tactics

Utilization of Blue Dye for Tracking Irrigation Water Movement in Blueberry

UF Blueberry Breeding Update

Research update on performance of grafted Southern Highbush blueberries in Florida

Maintaining Blueberry Quality During Harvest and Handling Operations

 

 

OCTOBER 2015

Update on Spotted Wing Drosophila

Update and Status of Georgia Blueberry Industry

FBGA Blueberry Acres Survey

Project Integrated Crop Pollination:  What We’re Learning in Florida

 

FEBRUARY 2015

Current Status of Labor Regulations

Current USDA Blueberry Research 

Distribution and Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila in Florida Berry Crops

New Blueberry Disease Issues in Georgia and Their Potential for Impact in Florida

OCTOBER 2014

4R Nutrient Stewardship Presentation for Blueberry Meeting

Update on Blueberry Variety Performance in Florida

Review of Hydrogen Cyanamide Practices in Florida Blueberries

Freeze Protection Practices for Florida Blueberries

FDACS BMP Program Overview

Anthracnose and Algal Stem Blotch on Southern Highbush Blueberry in Florida

Update on Bud Mites, Blueberry Gall Midge & Chilli Thrips

March 2014

Indigocrisp and Other SHB Selections from the UF-IFAS Breeding Program (PowerPoint)

Summer pruning southern highbush blueberries in Florida (PowerPoint)

Early signs of widespread fungicide resistance in Botrytis across blueberry fields in central Florida (PowerPoint)

Water Use of Southern Highbush Blueberry (PowerPoint)

Why is it so hard to manage root weevils in citrus (and blueberries)? (PowerPoint)

2014 Florida Blueberry Festival(PowerPoint)

USDA Wildlife Services (Powerpoint)

Biology and Management of Chilli Thrips and Other Key Pests (PowerPoint)

USDA Wildlife Services (Powerpoint)

 

Past Presentations

An Overview of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (PowerPoint)

Hydrogen Cyanamide use in Southern Highbush Blueberry (PowerPoint)

Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) in Blueberries (PowerPoint)

Conducting Your Own Research:  Why it Matters  (PowerPoint)

Breeding SHB Cultivars at UF-IFAS (PowerPoint)

Influence of Kaolin Clay Applications on Blueberry Yields during Low-Chill Seasons in West-Central Florida (PowerPoint)

Effect of timing and intensity of summer pruning on vegetative and reproductive traits of southern highbush blueberry (PowerPoint)

SWD Management


Overview of Hydrogen Cyanamide Use on Blueberries (pdf)

Wind Machines & Blueberry Frost Protection Florida (pdf)

Manage Frost Protection to Avoid Side Effects & Protect Water Resource (pdf)

New and emerging diseases of blueberries in the southeastern U.S. (pdf)

Cold and freeze protection of blueberries in Florida (pdf)

Blueberry Varieties for Florida  (pdf)

Basic Management of Major Blueberry Diseases in Florida  (pdf)

HANDLING AND COOLING PRACTICES: Next Steps For Extending Quality And Safety

   (pdf)

Performance of Blueberry Cultivars under High Tunnels (pdf)

All About Blueberries Community of Practice (pdf)