These members of NARBA offer various supplies, products, and services for the caneberry industry. States given indicate the location of the business member, but they generally serve a larger area and may have other reps, depending on the type of business. Website and email links are provided when available. To jump to a specific section, click the link below:

Nurseries  

See also our comprehensive Caneberry Nursery List, which lists the varieties and plant types offered by each member nursery. Starred* nurseries below participated in the North American Bramble Growers Research Foundation’s Nursery Contribution Program for 2020-2021. We thank them for their support of research.

Plant & Soil Nutrition

  • Brandt  Gregory Jackson, NC – Plant nutrition, soil amendments, PGRs website email
  • Co2 Gro Inc. Multiple reps, regions – Dissolved C02 technology  website email
  • ICL Specialty Fertilizers  multiple reps, regions – Water soluble, control release & foliar fertilizers website email
  • Westbridge Agricultural Products Andy Hudson, CA – Plant nutrients website  email

Pest and Disease Management, Biocontrols, Pollination

  • Bee Vectoring Technology (BVT)  Ian Collinson, ON – natural disease control with precision bee vectoring website email
  • Brandt  Gregory Jackson, NC – Multiple products, many OMRI approved website email
  • Gowan, USA  Thomas Ruffin, VA – Biological and conventional crop protecton products  website  email
  • TriEst Ag Group  Cal Lewis, Jodi McPherson, NC – Fumigants and fumigation supplies  email  website 

Protected Culture, Substrate Production  

  • Berger Peat Moss Ltd. Hugo Alix, QC – Substrate peat blends  website  email
  • Cravo Equipment Benjamin Martin, ON – Retractable roof greenhouses  website  email
  • Haygrove Inc. Pete Stefanos, SC – High tunnels, substrate systems  website  email
  • Hort Americas  Maria Luitjohan, TX – Supplies for tunnels, greenhouses and hydroponics  website email
  • PlantLogic, LLC  Montserrat Gonzalez, CA – Supplies for substrate production website  email

Trellising

  • Ag-Liner, Inc. Kim Brenner, PA – Monofilament trellis line website email
  • Best Angle Stakes  Karen Wentzler Woolever, PA – Steel support posts website email
  • IBEX Growing Systems  Andrew Saal, IN – Trellis systems  website  email
  • Trellis Growing Systems  Richard Barnes, IN – Trellising systems  website email

Equipment, Other Production Services and Suppliers

  • BDI Machinery Sales, Inc. Paul Licata, PA – Specialty agricultural machinery  website email
  • Gearmore, Inc. Robert Emhoff, CA – Farm equipment website email
  • Line Blaster, Inc. Jim Wynn, GA – Product to clean irrigation systems/emitters  website email
  • Netafim, USA  Doug Davis, CA – Irrigation equipment  website  email

Produce Safety/Harvest Management/Software/Certification

  • Ag Squared Kevin Hannigan, MN – Farm management software  website email
  • Control Union Certifications  Rebecca Posey, FL – Certification and sustainable production support services website email
  • Fresh QC – VirtualOne  Minor Bolanos, FL – Traceback, harvest data management website  email
  • 2nd Sight Monica Cetnarowski, WA –  Employee time/piecework tracking hardware/software solutions website email

Post-Harvest, Packaging & Marketing

  • Avery Dennison Scott Super, OH – Labeling solutions, label engineering website email
  • Produce Promotions, Karla Simmons, IN – Signs, banners, etc  website  email 
  • Thunderbird Plastics, Ltd, Adam Gross, BC, Canada – Plastic crates  website email

Fruit Buyers/Processors/Marketers

(name listed is often the company’s buyer/grower relations or research contact rather than sales) 

  • BerryFresh  Darren Sinn, OR  website email
  • Dole* Brian Haley, CA website
  • Driscoll’s  multiple contacts, FL, CA  website
  • Good Farms  Christopher Winterbottom, CA  website email
  • Giumarra International Berry  Alan Abe, CA/PA  website  email
  • Mastronardi Berry World America Jeff Safi, Andrew Maiman, MI   website email
  • MBG Marketing multiple contacts, FL, GA, NC  website
  • Naturipe Farms  Scott Norman, CA; website  email
  • North Bay Produce  Michael Girardin, Nick Osmulski, MI  website  email
  • Somerfield Farms  Tonya Bockover, NC  website  email
  • Sun Belle  Ken Hopps, Janice Honigberg, IL  website  email
  • Wish Farms  Jose Saca, FL website  email

Consultants/Independent Ag Institutes  (also see our list of University/government Research Experts)

  • BerrySolutions & Associates  Miguel Ahumada, CA  email
  • Fisher Berry Crop Consulting Pam Fisher, ON  email
  • Horti Team Pawel Krawiec, Poland – Contract research  website email
  • Hortitool Consulting Lda. Jorge Pedro Rosa, Portugal  website  email
  • Lisa Dawes Stewart LLC, Lisa Dawes Stewart, KS – Grant & economic research & proposal writing   email 
  • Northwest Berry Foundation Tom Peerbolt, OR – Research, information & resources for the PNW website email
  • Perennia Talia Plaskett, NS, Canada – Research, ag extension, business development website email
  • Root2fruit Consulting Mario Aguas-Alvarado, FL email

Breeding, Genomics, and Intellectual Property  (also see our list of University/government Research Experts)

  • Ekland Marketing Bob Nottelman, CA – Licensing, trials, and marketing of new varieties website email
  • James Hutton Institute Nikki Jennings, Scotland, UK – Berry breeding, research  website email
  • Niwa Hodowla Roslin Jagodowych Sp. Z.o.o.  Agnieszka Orzel, Poland – Berry breeding  website  email
  • Pairwise Brian Crawford, NC – Genomics research   website  email
  • Plant Sciences, Inc. Scott Adams, CA – Berry breeding, ag research website  email

* Contributed to the North American Bramble Growers Research Foundation in 2020-2021