NBF Industry Organizations

Industry Organizations

Learn more about our industry organizations like commodity commissions, berry councils, agriculture agencies, and extension centers.

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COMMODITY COMMISSIONS

Pesticide Registrations for Berry Crops

Oregon Raspberry & Black Berry Commission

Oregon Strawberry Commission

The Oregon Strawberry Commission (OSC) was established in 1967 and was the first Oregon berry commission to be created by the state. The OSC’s mission is to benefit the growers through promotion, research and education.

Oregon Blueberry Commission

The Oregon Blueberry Commission is one of 22 Oregon State agricultural commodity commissions. This Commission, which is funded by growers, sets industry priority policies and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects.

Washington

Washington Red Raspberry Commission

Washington Blueberry Commission

The Washington Blueberry Commission serves as a touchstone for grower advocacy, research and best practices, and marketing for the hardworking growers and their 18,000+ planted acres across Washington State.

BERRY COUNCILS

British Columbia

BC Blueberry Council

Raspberry Industry Development Council

The Raspberry Industry Development Council (RIDC) promotes raspberries and their use by supporting growers, processors, purchasers and the public through resources, research and delicious raspberry recipes.

BC Strawberry Growers Association

The Association was founded almost 30 years ago, and represents all strawberry growers in British Columbia.

BERRY ORGANIZATIONS

US National

U.S Highbush Blueberry Council

North American Blueberry Council

We support the business of the blueberry industry by providing our members with the latest information, resources and advocacy, making our voice heard in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association

NARBA supports research through its North American Bramble Growers Research Foundation. Twenty five percent of all grower dues goes directly to the Foundation. Many of our member nurseries contribute through our Nursery Contribution Program.

North American Strawberry Growers Association

National Berry Crops Initiative

We support the business of the blueberry industry by providing our members with the latest information, resources and advocacy, making our voice heard in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

Agriculture Agencies

State Funded Agriculture Agencies

Oregon Dept. of Agriculture

Washington State Dept. of Agriculture

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has been serving the state for more than 100 years. Our diverse roles include providing fee-based services to the agriculture community, promoting Washington agricultural products, and ensuring regulations are observed.  

NW Center for Small Fruits Research

We specialise in small fruits and grape research projects across the Pacific Northwest.

British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food is responsible for the production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agriculture and aquaculture products, food security, and supporting enhancement of wild fish populations.  

EXTENSION CENTERS

Research & Extension Centers

Oregon State University North Willamette Research and Extension Center - Berry Crops

Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center

The WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center provides research, technology, instruction, and outreach to improve agriculture, community well-being, and natural resources by bridging our land-grant mission to an increasingly urbanized Puget Sound region and beyond.

Washington State University Mt. Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center

Small Fruit Pathology Program: Our research goal is to better understand the biology and epidemiology of diseases affecting small fruit in the Pacific Northwest. This knowledge  will be used as a foundation to develop improved disease management strategies for Pacific Northwest small fruit growers.

Washington State University Mt. Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center

Small Fruit Horticulture Research & Extension Program: whole-plant physiology of small fruit crops in response to alternative management systems designed to promote plant productivity, fruit quality, on-farm efficiencies, and the health of adjacent natural resources within the diverse conditions of the Pacific Northwest.