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Blueberry Production Issues

With blueberries being popular in the state of Florida, we know how important it is to have information to help growers be successful. Here are 4 new publications from the University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF/IFAS) researchers that discuss stem blight, blueberry gall midge, crop insurance policies and blueberry cultivars.

Here is a guide on how to identify and manage Botryosphaeria stem blight on the southern highbush blueberries.

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP34700.pdf

Check out this article discussing the blueberry gall midge! The blueberry gall midge is a small fly that feeds on blueberries and cranberries.

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN123900.pdf

Do you have questions about crop insurance policies? Take a look at what policies are available for blueberry growers in Florida.

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FE/FE105400.pdf

Want to learn more about blueberry cultivars? Check out what the University of Florida has learned while further developing blueberry cultivars.

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/HS/HS124500.pdf

Thank you UF/IFAS and the Florida Blueberry Growers Association (FBGA) for sharing this research. We are thankful for organizations like UF/IFAS and FBGA that help blueberry operations thrive.

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