June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a profit.
At most, with a combination of cultivar an... more
One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer tour.
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The California Specialty Crops Council's 2017 MRL Workshop will be held May 31 - June 1 in San Francisco. The interactive seminar will address issues ... more »
Michigan State University (MSU) is working on modernizing its Enviroweather website. This is a major undertaking and will involve changes in the prog... more »
Severe infestations of cabbage aphids can virtually destroy a crop of Brussels sprouts, making them unmarketable. However, new research from the Unive... more »
Working with collaborating farms and Extension educators across New York state, the Cornell Vegetable Program is gaining valuable insight into the dyn... more »
More no-till farmers are using cover crops to conserve soil and suppress weeds, but many vegetable producers are reluctant to get on board. That’s b... more »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting the 2016 Certified Organic Survey to gathe... more »
Warm early spring weather, coupled with a mild winter, has set the stage for early pest activity in some crops. For strawberry growers, now is the tim... more »
California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross is holding several public forums across the state seeking input from farmers... more »
Farmers can now learn about the probability of extreme weather events on their farm before the growing season so they can more appropriately plan agri... more »
A workshop for small-vegetable farmers is set for Tuesday, Feb. 28, on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Georgia.
The workshop is design... more »