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Cherry fruitworm larva on blueberry

Southern Region Small
Fruit Consortium IPM Guide

The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium Blueberry IPM Guide is a comprehensive, annually updated guide for pest managment in blueberries throughout the southeast.

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Cherry fruitworm larva on blueberry

Southern Region Small
Fruit Consortium IPM Guide

The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium Blueberry IPM Guide is a comprehensive, annually updated guide for pest managment in blueberries throughout the southeast.

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Bill Cline

People Spotlight:
Bill Cline

Bill Cline contributes to the blueberry industry through research and Extension efforts. He has been involved in screening new varieties for disease resistance as well as developing disease management programs. View Bill Cline’s Full Profile

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The N.C. Blueberry
Journal

See The N.C. Blueberry Journal for timely posts and other topics of interest to assist Cooperative Extension agents, commercial growers and blueberry enthusiasts.

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NC Blueberry Council

North Carolina
Blueberry Council

The North Carolina Blueberry Council is a nonprofit organization representing all blueberry growers in the state. It is an organization in which to learn, network and keep up with trends and issues that affect your blueberry business.

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Dr. Jim Ballington

People Spotlight: Dr.
Jim Ballington

Dr. Jim Ballington joined the faculty at N.C. State in 1975. He specializes in developing new varieties of small fruit crops that better serve farmers and consumers in North Carolina. Ballington has released 32 blueberry cultivars, including a number adapted for mechanical harvest for the fresh market. View Dr. Jim Ballington’s Full Profile

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Datana spp. caterpillars feeding on blueberry. Photo via NC State University Plant Disease and Insect Clinic.

What to watch for: Caterpillars in berries popular

The season’s first question about caterpillars in blueberries has arrived, so growers and homeowners should be on the look out for developing populations. Several caterpillars species in the genus Datana feed on NC MORE » – from   Entomology

Pocket Scouting Guide revised in 2015

The popular Extension publication A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries has been revised (April 2015) and is again available from Michigan State University. This third edition includes information on new MORE »

Mummy Berry Alert for Southeastern NC

19 March 2014 — The mummy berry fungus is emerging this week in blueberry fields in the coastal plain of North Carolina.  Control measures should be applied now in fields that have a MORE »

US Highbush Blueberry Council

USHBC Meetings Calendar

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council holds regular meetings for blueberry growers and representatives from industry and academia. View the complete calendar for details on regional meetings. View the USHBC Events MORE »

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