NC State Extension

History

North Carolina is home to a thriving blueberry industry. The state ranks 6th in the nation for blueberry production, growing nearly 40 million pounds in a year. Annual industry production is valued at roughly $70 million. Discover North Carolina’s rich blueberry history and learn more about the people and organizations that continue to grow the industry into one of the state’s most valuable (and desirable) crops.

N.C. Blueberry Industry Summary – NCDA&CS (PDF)

Blueberry History in North Carolina – N.C. Blueberry Council