Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center

Small Fruit Horticulture Research & Extension Program

Welcome to the WSU 

Small Fruit Horticulture (SFH)

program website!

The focus of the SFH program is 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. 


This website is a resource providing production and programmatic information, as well as research and extension updates.


View Information by Crop:


Highbush Blueberry


Floricane Red Raspberry




Learn More about the Program

The Washington State University Northwestern Research and Extension Center (WSU NWREC) was established in 1947.   You can learn more about WSU NWREC by visiting the center’s website at   The center recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its Agricultural Research & Technology Building (ARTB), which was constructed with partnership between WSU and the surrounding agricultural community in northwest Washington.  As part of the celebration, the Small Fruit Horticulture Program created a poster that honors the past, present, and future trajectory of small fruit horticulture research and extension in northwest Washington.  You can learn more about the program by visiting the “SFH Team” page. 


Contact Information

Small Fruit Horticulture Research & Extension Program , WSU Mount Vernon NWREC, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-4768 USA, 360-848-6120, FAX 360-848-6159
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