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Small Fruits

field workSmall 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.

Cornell AgriTech Experts

  • New raspberry and strawberry varieties: Weber
  • Protecting berries from disease: Cox
  • Protecting berries from insects: Loeb
  • Protecting small fruit from disease: Fuchs
  • Integrated Pest Management: Loeb and Landers
  • Processing and value-added products: Padilla-Zakour