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About Berries and Small Fruits at Oregon State University
The superb quality of Oregon’s blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and cranberries are known worldwide, adding a farm value of over $140 million to local economies. Consumers are attracted to products, local markets, U-pick,...read more
Updated cultivar guides for strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries are now available.
"Many people don't want to plant blackberries in their yard because they think it's an invasive weed," said Bernadine Strik, a berry crops specialist with the OSU Extension Service. (Oregonian)
A new Extension bulletin describes blackberry cultivars for planting in Oregon.
Bernadine Strik, berry specialist, said she would be surprised if the trend toward fresh strawberries didn’t continue. (Portland Tribune).
Lane County strawberries arrived about two weeks early this year, said Ross Penhallegon, longtime agent with the OSU Extension.
Research and Extension
The Northwest Berry & Grape Information Network is the most comprehensive information and communications resource for berry and grapes.
Resources from Oregon State's Extension Services on berries and small fruits.