MECHANICAL HARVESTING UPDATE Planning Ahead so Blueberry Growers can Cut Picking Costs , Preparing for Important Cues of the Season , Local Wineries Take the BLUE PLUNGE Growers Diversify with Blueberry Wine and Maximize on Consumer Interest , Getting Ready for the 2016 Florida Blueberry Festival , Q&A on Lessons Learned from Labor Issues + GROWER 411 Increase and Improve with 4R Nutrient Stewardship.
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