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  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. [...]

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 | April 4th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

FARMS Program

Helping Farmers Maximize Production Through Water Conservation by TERESA SCHIFFER Water, sunlight, and nutrients – the most basic ingredients for any grower. Sunshine is abundant, nutrients can be controlled, so what about the water? Clean, [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Q&A on AgriTourism

Dustin Lowe, Owner of Lake Catherine Blueberries in Groveland, Shares His Thoughts on This Growing Trend The 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is conducted every five years by the United States Department of Agriculture, is [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Blueberry Fruit Drop – Pollination Issues?

Helpful Tips to Keep Your Blueberries Healthy by DOUG PHILLIPS Central Florida growers have recently reported occurrences of undeveloped fruit dropping, in particular on the cultivar ‘Meadowlark.’  Although insect activity such as heavy flower thrip [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Florida Blueberry Growers Association Spring 2018 Field Day

The Florida Blueberry Growers Association SPRING FIELD DAY will be held Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at the University of Florida-IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm in Citra, FL.  The day will consist of [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Announcements, Blueberry News Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Meet Your Newly Elected FBGA Board of Directors

On October 26th, 2017, the Florida Blueberry Growers Association elected a new President, Vice President and Director to its Board. Brittany Lee, President for a two-year term of office through October 2019.  Brittany currently serves as [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Announcements, Featured|0 Comments

Florida Automated Weather Network (F.A.W.N) New Feature Helps Decision Making During Cold Weather

Florida Automated Weather Network (F.A.W.N) has created a tool on their website to help growers of deciduous fruit crops with decision making when concerning cold weather.  They have incorporated a mathematical model called the Dynamic [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Announcements, Featured|0 Comments

2017 FLORIDA PROTECTED AG AND HYDROPONICS CONFERENCE

Dear FBGA Members: Upcoming event that may be of interest to some of our members. Brittany Lee President, Florida Blueberry Growers Association ​​ 2017 FLORIDA PROTECTED AG AND HYDROPONICS CONFERENCE DECEMBER 5—6, 2017 Registration Details: Earlybird Registration [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Announcements, Featured, Newsletter|0 Comments

Florida’s Premier Event For Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Dear FBGA Members: Upcoming event that may be of interest to some of our members. Brittany Lee President, Florida Blueberry Growers Association ​​ The 2017 Florida Ag Expo, to be held this Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, is [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Announcements, Featured|0 Comments
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