Family Tree Farms Announces New Sales Manager

February 2, 2023 Family Tree Farms

An exciting promotion has taken place at Family Tree Farms as the new year begins. The stone fruit and blueberry supplier has named Ryan Howard as the new Sales Manager, effective immediately.

NABC Announces New Members of Its Expanded Board of Directors

The North American Blueberry Council (NABC) today released the full slate of its recently elected board of directors, including new president Pat Goin of Goin’s Blueberry Lane in Indiana, and other board officers. Starting in 2023, the board has been expanded from six to 15 members.

ARS Team Fights Blueberry Virus to Help Growers Keep Fruit on the Shelves

December 14, 2022 Scott Elliott, USDA ARS

In the United States, blueberries are the second-most produced berry, and their popularity has grown exponentially in less than 30 years – up from 45,000 tons grown in the 1990s to 339,000 tons in 2019. ARS researchers are working hard to help farmers keep up with consumer demand.

IBO Pays Tribute To Berry Industry Visionary Victor Moller Schiavetti

The International Blueberry Organization (IBO) pays tribute to Víctor Moller Schiavetti, the president and founder of Hortifrut S.A., who passed away on October 19 at the age of 79.

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Signs On as Exclusive Sponsor of USHBC’s Blueberry Industry Leadership Program

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, a blueberry genetics and nursery company, has signed on as the exclusive sponsor of the U.S. Blueberry Council’s (USHBC) Blueberry Leadership Program. The program, launched in March 2022, helps up-and-coming leaders in the blueberry industry grow their leadership skills, connect with and learn from innovative thought leaders, and improve their industry intelligence.