Blueberry Farms of the Future

Self-directed course that gives a glimpse of what future blueberry farms will look like and some of the issues producers will face.

This self-directed course gives a glimpse of what future blueberry farms will look like and some of the …

Yadkin: Rabbiteye Blueberry Variety

  • Chilling requirement: 500 hours to 600 hours.
  • Ripening period: Ripens in Mississippi, late June to late July.
  • Plant yield, vigor and growth habits: Plants are moderately vigorous, productive and have a semi-upright growth habit.
  • Berry qualities: Berries are medium

Review of the Berry Bible Cookbook

The Berry Bible

The Berry Bible by Janie Hibler (Publisher: AmazonEncore) has many excellent recipes. The book offers valuable information about the various types of berries available worldwide. It discusses everything from the berry’s common name(s), their history, and even the habitat in …

Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Blueberry


Bacterial Leaf Scorch
Scorch symptoms (late summer) observed
on plants infected with Xylella fastidiosa.
Photo courtesy of University of Ga. CES.

The bacterium Xylella fastidiosa is the causal agent of bacterial leaf scorch of blueberry, which primarily affects cultivars of southern highbush blueberries(interspecific …

Blueberry Varieties: Southern Highbush

A new category of blueberries, Southern Highbush, has been developed for southern production. These varieties combine the late blooming date and shorter ripening period of the northern highbush and the low chill hours and adaptability to the southern environment of …