Rasberries

2023 Cost of Production for Fresh Market Raspberries Report

The UC Cooperative Extension has released its 2023 Cost of Production for Fresh Market Raspberries report.  The sample costs to establish, produce, and harvest raspberries in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito Counties are presented in the following study. The study is intended as a guide only, and can be used to make production decisions, determine potential returns, prepare budgets, …

How Berry Growers Put Dairies’ Plentiful Waste Products to Use

Dairy farmers generate nutrients in the form of cattle manure. Neighboring raspberry and blueberry farmers import nutrients in the form of fertilizer to maximize production. To improve the nutrient loop, Washington State University assembled a team of scientists to study how berry growers can put dairies’ plentiful waste product to a use in their fields. “We want to connect those …

Berry People Expands to Support Steady Growth

Berry People (www.berrypeople.com), a year-round, full-line shipper of branded organic and conventional strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and avocados has created new positions within its organization, added team members, and moved operations to a larger central CA office to accommodate the growth, with team members temporarily working from home until the mitigation of COVID-19 matters. “We are thankful to be an …

New UC Raspberry Production Cost Study

Growers get help from UC in estimating raspberry production costs: https://coststudies.ucdavis.edu Spanish version: COSTOS DE MUESTRA PARA PRODUCIR Y COSECHAR FRAMBUESAS DE MERCADO FRESCO Producción de Primocañas When growers are considering a new crop to plant, and penciling out their expenses and income, cost estimates from the University of California may help. A new cost and return study for commercially …

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