New Study Reveals Blueberry Growers Strengthen U.S. Economy by Infusing Billions of Dollars Each Year, Generating Thousands of Jobs

Growers of U.S. highbush blueberries generate more than $4.7 billion in annual economic impact, translating to more than $12.7 million flowing into the U.S. economy every day of the year.

Jeff Malensky Named Chair of the USHBC Promotion Committee

Malensky takes over the leadership position from Bob Carini of Carini Farms in West Olive, Michigan, who has served as the committee’s chair for the past three years.

USHBC Rolls Out Plans for National Blueberry Month

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council will launch our ode to blueberries with 1,000 broadcast TV segments that will begin airing across the country on July 1. Blueberries will be featured as the picnic essential along with messages highlighting their health benefits and National Blueberry Month.

U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Launches Podcast

“The Business of Blueberries” podcast through Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Presents Refreshed Vision to Move Industry Forward

Last week, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) presented a strategic refresh at the organization’s annual Spring Meetings. USHBC president Kasey Cronquist presented the refined vision, mission and plan for the organization’s growers, marketers and industry stakeholders.