Michigan State University Extension Suggests Tissue Analysis

Measuring Fertilizer Program Success By Sampling Leaves
Originally Published: July 25, 2014
Original URL: http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/tissue_analysis_for_monitoring_fruit_nutrition
Article from MSU Extension suggest that by sampling the leaves you can better monitor the effectiveness of fertilizer programs. Soil measurements provide accurate indication of pH, phosphorus , potassium, calcium and magnesium are better monitored by measuring levels in perennial plants.
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US Department of Labor Links To Ag Wage and Hour Tact Sheets

Originally Published: May 14, 2014 US Department of Labor
NABC URL: http://www.blueberry.org/DOL%20Materials_May%202014.pdf
From: Mark Villata
To: Blueberry Industry
Source North American Blueberry Council

Included Information
– Links To Fair Labor Documents

Department of Labor with PDF To Forms and Information
– Understanding Wage and Hour Requriements For Agricultural Employers
– Fact Sheet #12 – Agricultural Employers Under the FLSA
– Fact Sheet #35 – Joint Employment and Independent Contractors
– Fact Sheet #49 – Migrant and Season Agricultural Workers Protection Act
– Fact Sheet #50 – Transportation Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Read or Download PDF At the NABC Website

Blueberries see growth in demand, supplies

Originally Published: July 24, 2014
Original URL: http://www.thepacker.com/commodity-fruits/blueberries/Blueberries-see-growth-in-demand-supplies-268445732.html
Southeastern blueberry growers, in particular North Carolina and Georgia having great 2014. British Columbia on track for record year of exceptional blueberries.

Read It At The Packer

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