Recent Industry News and Updates
– New study available on the costs and returns of producing erect blackberry in organic production for fresh market, please visit the blackberry page to view the findings
– Sustainable SWD Management for Fruit Crops: Oregon State University researchers and extension faculty are part of a five-year national project to minimize the impacts of SWD on US fruit crops, including blueberries. This work is funded by USDA-NIFA. The goal is to develop new management tactics and programs, expanded pesticide registrations for SWD, and provide information and training on SWD for growers, extension agents, and others. To tailor the project to small fruit growers, project researchers are collecting information on the impact of SWD to your industry.