The Oregon Blueberry Growers Association called this an indispensable tool for beginning and experienced growers. A commercial grower and two Extension scientists show a four-step procedure for pruning plants of all ages to increase yield and quality. Designed for both the commercial grower and the...
Pacific Northwest blueberry growers must identify and control a number of bacterial and fungal diseases in order to ensure the highest yields. Fortunately, only a few of the diseases that occur on highbush blueberry in this region cause significant losses when left unchecked.
It’s strawberry season and even we have caught strawberry fever! The Mid-Valley Small Farms team is excited to announce that they are conducting new research on strawberry production. This Research and Extension program, supported by the Oregon Strawberry Commission, will focus on best practices for organic and conventional, day-neutral strawberries for fresh market.
A summary of the main trunk diseases causing issues in Oregon and management methods.
Strawberry growers in Oregon and Washington raise fruit for both the processed and fresh markets, using both conventional and certified organic systems. This guide explains nutrient management for June-bearing and day-neutral cultivars — the two types of strawberries typically grown in the Pacific...
Jan 18, 2019Annual, moderate pruning of blueberry bushes results in bushes with the fewest canes, but with the greatest yields and largest berries.
Apr 27, 2018Hardy kiwifruit go through freezing weather better than the familiar fuzzy kiwifruit, so they are a good candidate for the home garden.