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Updated: September 13, 2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila Found in Blueberries and Cherries in Maryland

A few blueberry and cherry growers in central Maryland have reported fruit damage to their crop from Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) this week. If you grow any small fruit such as blueberries, cherries, blackberries, raspberries it would be best if you check these crops for the presence of SWD.
Spotted Wing Drosophilia
Updated: July 28, 2021

Roots in Research 2019

Roots in Research - Yield of 2019 - Upper Marlboro CMREC
Roots in Research 2019
Updated: July 21, 2021

Blueberry IPM Post Bloom

Most blueberry cultivars here in Maryland bloomed and green fruit are developing. Now is the time when a variety of pathogens and pest will begin to take up residence in your field which can harm your developing crop. It is important to perform routine scouting throughout your farm and make sure that you’re not seeing symptoms of some of the common pests and pathogens. Below is a description of several of the most common diseases and pests you may find at this time in your blueberries.
Updated: May 18, 2021

Sample Collection & Preparation for Perennial Fruit Crops

Sample Collection & Preparation for Perennial Fruit Crops
Updated: May 3, 2021

Commercial Blueberry Production

A variety of information on commercial blueberry production including organic production, pest and weed management, frost and freeze prevention, and more.
Updated: April 19, 2021

Pre-Plant BioRenovation and Soil Conditioning For New Vineyards and Small Fruit Plantings

Pre-planting renovation and soil conditioning information for new vineyards and small fruit agriculture such as grapes, strawberries, and blueberries.
Grapes in a vineyard
Updated: April 14, 2021

Spray Program for Multi-Small Fruit Plantings

Multi-small fruit spray program for the control of major small fruit pests and diseases.