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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While recent media reports have condemned a commonly used agricultural pesticide as detrimental to honey bee health, scientists with the University of... more »
A successful strawberry planting hinges on getting the basics right at planting time. If you can pay attention to the basics, you are well on your... more »
The Michigan State University Enviroweather’s “Current Degree-Day Maps” tool shows accumulated growing degree-days (base 50) across Michigan fro... more »
Verticillium wilt, caused by the soilborne fungus Verticillium dahliae, is a significant disease affecting watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) production i... more »
June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a pro... more »
Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do can reap a better harvest, according to new research.
When apple trees blossom, t... more »
The average temperature from December through February determines the survival of the corn flea beetle that transfers the Stewart’s wilt bacteria in... more »
While growers often feel they get benefits from the cover crops they plant following crop production, sometimes it is harder to know they are getting ... more »
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has released a revised proposal for regulating the use of agricultural pesticides near school ... more »
Researchers with the University of New Hampshire report they have successfully grown bulbing onions planted in fall for a spring harvest with the aid ... more »