Blueberry industry’s explosive growth prompts OSU to bring back Northwest growers, rookies to classroom (Oregonian)

Blueberry industry’s explosive growth prompts OSU to bring back Northwest growers, rookies to classroom (Oregonian)
The influx of new growers prompted Oregon State University — the research and training backbone of the state’s industry — to hold a school for longtime farmers and beginners planning their first crop. The event, held over March 16 and 17 on campus in Corvallis, is the first in eight years, long before organic blueberries carved a spot in the industry and the state sold 90 million tons of berries in a year. (see also Fresh Plaza)