Blueberry Gall Midge

Pest Profile: Blueberry Gall Midge

The blueberry gall midge [(Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson)] is a relatively misunderstood pest of highbush blueberries. The pest is not new to the Fraser Valley, but its prevalence has increased in the past few years, likely due in part to the rapid expansion of planted acreage. In the past, many thought …


BC Blueberry Council Celebrating 25 years!!

Reaching a milestone year is an accomplishment well worth celebrating, and this year The BC Blueberry Council is excited to announce reaching one of ours, 25 years and counting! The council is inviting growers, producers, packers, government officials, suppliers, organizations and businesses to come and join us for our 25th …


BC Blueberry Council Returns To Gulfood In Dubai For Second Year

January 14, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia – The British Columbia Blueberry Council is all set to exhibit at Gulfood in February, following the success of their first appearance at the Dubai trade show in 2014. As the world’s largest food and beverage industry trade show, Gulfood presents the council with …