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Valerie Shepler Joins Fall Creek as Commercial Manager for U.S. and Canada

Valerie Shepler has joined Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., as commercial manager for the United States and Canada, where she is responsible for establishing and developing strong relationships with the company’s blueberry nursery and genetics customers, overseeing the implementation and administration of new plant preview and genetics licensing programs, and managing the customer service, sales, and grower support team. Based in the company’s Lowell, Ore. office, she reports to Scott Cully, regional director for the U.S. and Canada, and Jason Wolcott, commercial director for Fall Creek globally.

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Since I was a little girl running through greenhouses or between the rows on our farm,

I always knew that the women at Fall Creek were special. My mom founded the company with my dad. They worked day and night, problem solving at the kitchen table side by side.

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Join Cort Brazelton, Hans Liekens, Mariusz Padewski from Fall Creek tomorrow at the virtual

International Blueberry Conference (Konferencja Borówkowa 2021) in Poland.

Mariusz will cover several important topics including water and soils, fertigation and cultivation systems and pruning.

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On February 24-25, Fall Creek’s Europe held its first virtual Blueberry School in French.

On February 24-25, Fall Creek’s Europe held its first virtual Blueberry School in French. Focused on no & low chill varieties, this seminar hosted more than 40 growers from North Africa. Presenters included Abdelhadi Zougui, Juan Antonio Lorenzo Sigüenza, Hans Liekens & Olivier Coste.

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Fall Creek Names Scott Cully as Regional Director, U.S. and Canada.

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., a blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced Scott Cully as regional director for the United States and Canada, reporting to Co-CEO Oscar Verges. Cully joined the company as general manager in 2008. He will be based in Lowell, Oregon.

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Fall Creek South Africa has reached another exciting milestone with the first plants

Fall Creek South Africa has reached another exciting milestone with the first plants of AtlasBlue® ‘FCM12-045’, BiancaBlue® ‘FCM12-087’, and JupiterBlue® ‘FCM12-131’ having been delivered to commercial growers across South Africa. Shipping began in South Africa November 30th and will continue through March of 2021.

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Fall Creek Welcomes Tom Blaser to Our Board of Directors

We’re pleased to announce that Tom Blaser has joined Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.’s professional board of directors. Most recently, Tom served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of W.R. Grace, a $2.2-billion global specialty chemical company. His appointment brings the Fall Creek board to nine individuals.

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Fall Creek’s open catalog varieties, one of our commercialization models, offer customers excellent

Fall Creek’s open catalog varieties, one of our commercialization models, offer customers excellent quality but with nonexclusive contracts and no upfront fees. These varieties have proven their value at large-scale commercial operations worldwide and are requested by customers for their dependability for success. At Fall Creek South Africa, open catalog varieties include Ventura and Victoria™ ‘TH-929’.

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We’re only weeks away from shipping to growers our first-ever South Africa crop

We’re only weeks away from shipping to growers our first-ever South Africa crop of our Fall Creek® Collection varieties. By summer solstice this year, we will celebrate the delivery of AtlasBlue® ‘FCM12-045’, BiancaBlue® ‘FCM12-087’, and JupiterBlue® ‘FCM12-131’ — all no-low chill varieties — from our brand-new Paarl nursery.

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Like others, we at Fall Creek have worked hard to ensure employee health during this pandemic.

We are grateful for our employees’ commitment to new practices such as always wearing masks, distancing, temperature taking, frequent handwashing & more.

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The summer crop in Fall Creek’s Spain nursery is looking beautiful!

The summer crop in Fall Creek’s Spain nursery is looking beautiful! This crop, includes no, low, mid and high chill varieties, is ready for delivery to our customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

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Kasey Cronquist and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (Ushbc) Doing an Outstanding Job

Kasey Cronquist and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) are doing an outstanding job with their new podcast series, The Business of Blueberries.

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An Update on the Holiday Farm / McKenzie Fire in Oregon

Many of you may be hearing of the serious fires burning all around Oregon and the entire west coast - including very near to our nursery operations. Our hearts are with our employees, friends, and customers, especially...

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Come Take a Quick Look Into Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.‘s New South Africa Operations.

Come take a quick look into Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.‘s new South Africa operations. In this brief video, Fall Creek’s Regional Director for South Africa, Burgert Van Dyk, gives a preview of the nursery project and Andries van Rhyn, Production Manager, gives a glimpse into the nursery’s first blueberry plants of AtlasBlue® ‘FCM12-045’ going into production.

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Dane Castle, As One of Two Sales and Grower Support Representatives at Fall Creek Farm & Nursery

Dane Castle, as one of two sales and grower support representatives at Fall Creek Farm & Nursery South Africa, has now logged 20,000+ kilometers traveling the provinces of South Africa, and countries of Southern Africa, meeting with blueberry growers from Limpopo to Mpumalanga and Kwazulu-Natal, and from Zimbabwe to Kenya and beyond — all since he was hired last September.

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