University of Georgia researchers have found lime sulfur to be an effective option for blueberry farmers treating for Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot, a disease that affects the crop’s yield and marketability.
University of Georgia researchers helped make blueberries the most valuable fruit crop in the state. Now they are reaching beyond the state lines to help farmers establish blueberry crops in Latin America, Asia and beyond.
A University of Georgia blueberry specialist and agricultural engineer are equipping southeast Georgia blueberry growers with knowledge about improved spraying techniques to help manage the crop and keep Georgia at No. 1 in blueberry production.
Retired University of Georgia blueberry horticulturist Gerard Krewer worked for years to help get Georgia’s blueberry industry off the ground and, today, his contributions have been recognized with his own blueberry cultivar.