Newsletter Archive

Newsletter March 2017 (PDF)

  • 6th Annual General Meeting, page 1
  • Annual District Meetings, page 1
  • Help Design a Better BNBB, page 2
  • Advance Payments Program, page 6
  • Blueberries NB Needs Producer Input on AgriStability Program, page 7
  • Profile: Premier Blueberries, page 9
  • Blueberry Production Management in Periods of Low Prices, page 11
  • Bringing out the best in bees for your blueberries , page 13
  • Hawkweed Management in Wild Blueberries, page 15
  • Sclerotinia berry drop status in wild blueberry fields in New Brunswick, page 16

Newsletter October 2016 (PDF)

  • WBANA WildBREW Symposium, page 1
  • Profile: Linden Wild Blueberry Company, page 3
  • Team Aims to Strengthen Atlantic Canada’s Apiculture Industry, page 5
  • Site Selection Criteria for Blueberry Production, page 7
  • Prevention key to beating botrytis, page 9
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities for the CanadaGAP program, page 11
  • Environmental Farm Plan, page 12
  • Chocolate Challenge!, page 12

Newsletter March 2016 (PDF)

  • 5th Annual General Meeting and BNBB’s 10th anniversary, page 1
  • Profile: D&E Blueberries Ltd., page 5
  • Tracking global market changes important for blueberry producers, page 8
  • Summary of 2015 Studies on Sucking Bugs in Wild Blueberry Sprout and Crop Fields, page 10
  • Battling Blueberry Leaf Rust, page 12

Newsletter June 2015 (PDF)

  • Dominique Lanteigne, A Business Built on Reputation, page 1
  • Annual Field Day, Saturday, July 25, 2015, 10 am, page 4
  • Investment in blueberry health research paying off, page 6
  • Some new faces in the industry, page 8
  • Exobasidium Fruit and Leaf Spot, page 10
  • Spotlight on Septoria Leaf Spot, page 12

Newsletter December 2014 (PDF)

  • Schenkels Family, page 1
  • Controlling Mummy Berry, page 6
  • Multi-level Pollination, page 8
  • Disease Management in the Fruit Year, page 10
  • 2015 Canadian Beekeeping Convention, page 11
  • BNBB Delivers Advanced Payment Program, page 12

Newsletter June 2014 (PDF)

  • Granite Town Farms, page 1
  • 2014 Weed Controls, page 3
  • Wyman’s new freezing line, page 6
  • Field Management for Optimal ROI, page 7
  • Checking Sprout Fields for Sucking Bugs, page 8

Newsletter December 2013 (PDF)

  • Value Added, Some Local Examples, page 3
  • WBANA Update, Japan, China, Europe, page 5
  • Retirement of Gaétan Chiasson and Kelvin Lynch, page 6
  • Wild Blueberry Entomology Research at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, page 8

Newsletter June 2013 (PDF)

  • Value Added in Style, page 4
  • National Bee Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard, page 8
  • WBANA Update, Japanese Jam, page 8
  • Pest Management Activities for 2013, page 10

Newsletter Addendum June 2013 (PDF)

  • Market for Wild Blueberries in Quebec and Perspectives for final Pricing of 2012 Harvest

Newsletter December 2012 (PDF)

  • World Blueberry Crop Continues to Increase, page 1
  • 2012 Crop Report, page 3
  • Federal Government Announces Funding for WBANA, page 4
  • WBANA Symposium, page 5
  • A New Insect Pest, page 5
  • Crop Vigour and Pests, page 6

Newsletter June 2012 (PDF)

  • Bee and Hive Health Globally, page 2
  • WBANA Update, FABEX Show, page 5
  • Honey Bee Quick Facts, page 7

Newsletter December 2011 (PDF)

  • Maritime Cost of Production Study, page 1
  • Wild Blueberry Market Situation & Outlook, page 4
  • 2011 Weed Control Trials, page 5
  • Diseases in 2011, page 6
  • Tip Midge, page 6

Newsletter June 2011 (PDF)

  • CHC On-Farm Food Safety (OFFS) and CanadaGAP, page 2
  • A Beneficial Insect, Dogbane Leaf Beetle, page 3
  • WBANA Update, Japan Activities, page 4

Newsletter December 2010 (PDF)

  • Soil and Leaf Tissue Sampling Guidelines, page 2
  • Proline 480 SC Foliar Fungicide Registered on Wild Blueberry, page 4
  • 2010 Weed Control Trials, page 5
  • AgriStability and AgriInvest, page 7

Newsletter June 2010 (PDF)

  • 2009 Industry Production Report, page 3
  • Insect & Disease Information for Lowbush Blueberries, page 6
  • Maritime Action Forum on Pollination Research, page 7

Newsletter December 2009 (PDF)

  • Canadian Pollination Initiative NSERC – CANPOLIN, page 2
  • Tip Midge, page 2
  • Assail 70 WP Registered for Blueberry Fruit Fly Control, page 3
  • Increased Yield with Pristine Use in the Cropping Year, page 3
  • Wild Blueberry Market Situation & Outlook, page 4
  • Wild Blueberry Research Program, page 10

Newsletter June 2009 (PDF)

  • WBANA Update, page 3
  • 2008 Industry Production Report, page 5
  • Our Experience in double-cropping on 30 acres of a wild blueberry field, page 8

Newsletter October 2008 (PDF)

  • Wild Blueberry Research in Maritime Canada, page 1
  • Management of Grasses in Wild Blueberry Fields, page 2
  • Sulfur effective treatment for reducing soil pH to control weeds in wild blueberry fields, page 3

Newsletter June 2008 (PDF)

  • Using Fungicides in Sprout Fields to Increase Yields, page 2
  • 2007 Production Report, page 4
  • Horizons in healthy food product development in wild blueberries, page 5
  • Agricultural Development Board, page 6
  • Blueberry Production is Skyrocketing Worldwide, page 8

Newsletter November 2007 (PDF)

  • Advance Payments Program, page 1
  • Film Crew from Germany, Japan visit Atlantic region, page 2
  • Flail Mowing, page 2
  • NB Beekeepers Rebuild after Overwintering Losses, page 4
  • Canadian Horticultural Council, page 5
  • Research Projects and Priorities, page 6
  • Leaf Disease Trials in Charlotte County find burning effective control of flea beetle, page 8

Newsletter March 2007 (PDF)

  • Welcome to blueberry news, page 1
  • International Market Focus, Wild Blueberry Week in Japan, page 1
  • Summary of Research Activities 2006, page 3
  • 2006 Crop Report, page 4
  • Pesticide Certification Training Course, page 6