Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Caneberry Resource List 2017

Blackberry and Raspberry Resources 2017
For the Southern Region of the US

2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide
is available in 2 formats:
1. An online version that includes links to videos http://content.ces.ncsu.edu/southeast-regional-caneberry-production-guide. This is the first NCCES numbered publication to include videos!

2. There is also a PDF version available.  It is 44 pages long and includes all the text, color images and figures that the online version has but no videos. The PDF version that is a smaller file size (3.2 MB) is available at the end of the link above.

Grower Information Portal:

Caneberry Budgets:
Conventional and Organic budgets                                                                                                                                                            

Southern Region Small Fruits Consortium:
- see “Crops” and “Production Guides” sections
- IPM guides have pest management recommendations.
- Small Fruit News, a quarterly newsletter with timely articles and checklists for chores in blackberry and raspberries

NC Agricultural Chemicals Manual:
-for most recent pesticide recommendations
Berry Diagnostic Tool:
- all berries, including blackberries and raspberries

Blackberries for the Home Garden:

Berry Market Prices

Association Contact list and meetings
North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA)
Debby Wechsler, Executive Secretary 

Phone: 919-542-4037

Annual meeting in Jan/Feb various US locations (Williamsburg CA)
Annual regional meeting often with SE Regional Fruit and Veg Conference, Savannah GA (early Jan)

North Carolina Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Association (NCCBRA)
Annual meeting held each year (Jan/Feb/March) in western NC

SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference
Annual meeting early Jan, ½ day or more dedicated to blackberry and raspberry grower talks

Social Media
Team Rubus Blog:

Team Rubus Twitter
Facebook Team Rubus

Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry Insects and Diseases

National Clean Plant Network-Berries

Small Fruit Update –PNW weekly newsletter during growing season.

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