Small fruits grown in New York State include strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, gooseberries, cranberries, elderberries, currants and juneberries (saskatoons). Strawberries are the most economically important, bringing in over $8 million a year. The following resources and experts are available to support these diverse berry crops.
- New York Berry News
Monthly, online newsletter for berry crop producers in New York.
- Cornell Fruit Pages (Berries)
A website with links to Cornell's fruit production resources, including production, IPM, post harvest handling and food safety, wine and other value-added products, business and labor management, and marketing.
- National Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Program
The National GAPs Program provides training on the prevention of food-borne illnesses outbreaks through sound farming and produce handling practices.
- New York Fruit Quarterly
A journal published four times a year by the N.Y. State Horticultural Society, Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, and the N.Y. State Apple Research and Development Program.
- The Northeast Center for Food Entrepreneurship at the New York State Food Venture Center
Provides comprehensive assistance to beginning and established food entrepreneurs.