Idaho Farm Explores Growing Blueberries On Commercial Level
by Associated Press
Posted: 2017-11-20 09:08:44 EST

SALEM, Ore. — A farm in southwestern Idaho is attempting to grow blueberries on a commercial scale, making it one of the first producers in the state if the project proves successful.

A major hop grower and a University of Idaho researcher are coordinating efforts on figuring out how to make blueberries grow in the region, the Capital Press reported on Monday.

Brock and Phillip Obendorf Farms in Parma has been growing blueberries on 18 acres for a couple of years, but the results have been mixed. Phil Obendorf said the yield has not been enough to make the endeavor profitable.

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