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U.S. blueberry farmers testify to ITC on import harm

- General News
WASHINGTON, January 12, 2021 – Members of the American Blueberry Growers Alliance (ABGA), a group representing U.S. domestic blueberry farmers, today provided information to the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) during a hearing on the impact of rising imports during the U.S. growing and harvest seasons.

Blueberry imports: How important is the overlap?

- Analysis
When one thinks of advantages foreign producers have over domestic ones, labor costs are the first thing that come to mind, but they are not the only factor.

Q&A: American Blueberry Growers Alliance

- Analysis
In December 2020, U.S. growers responded to rising blueberry imports by forming the American Blueberry Growers Alliance. The Produce Reporter interviewed Jerome Crosby, Georgia blueberry farmer and chairman of the Alliance’s executive committee.