Normally fresh blueberries purchased in the supermarket are harvested by hand. However, with labor shortages and costs increasing there are benefits to machine harvested berries. Extension researchers in collaboration with industry ...
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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 Northwest.
This publication describes blueberry cultivars, including northern highbush, southern highbush, rabbiteye, lowbush, and half-high types. It includes information on commercial value and identifies which cultivars work well for home gardens.
This publication describes raspberry cultivars, including red, yellow, black, and purple types. It explains the difference between floricane-fruiting and primocane-fruiting cultivars, includes information on commercial value, and identifies which cultivars work well for home gardens.
This publication describes blackberry cultivars, including trailing, erect, semierect, primocane-fruiting erect, and blackberry/red raspberry hybrids. It includes information on commercial value and identifies which cultivars work well for home gardens.
Bernadine Strik’s innovative research and Extension outreach had an impact in the Oregon berry industry, valued at $123 million a year, throughout the United States and in other berry regions worldwide.
George Kaufman is a crop advisor for AgriCare, Inc. Halls Ferry Farm is a large-scale farming operation that focuses on producing organic blueberries and hazelnuts. Boasting 2,500 acres of farmable land and hedgerows as far as ...
Highbush blueberry is the largest pollinated crop in Oregon and one of the top crops in the US as a whole. Beekeepers report that their colonies can sometimes experience difficulties when pollinating this crop. In this episode...
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