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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When does too much of a good thing become a bad thing? That’s the question Jonathan Claussen, assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Depar... more »
John Bakker, executive director, ... watch »
Michigan is ranked second in the U.S. for the production of carrots, grown on 1,600 acres in 2014 with a value of $7.7 million.
Michigan carrot gro... more »
The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program pro... more »
In the summer of 2015, the White House released the National Strategy to Protect the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. This plan outlined ou... more »
Plants are constantly challenged by hungry animals and infectious microbes. For tomato plants, major enemies are nematodes of the species Meloidogyne ... more »
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $9.4 million to support 25 research and outreach projects that will help mitigate ... more »
Production of seedless fruits is an under-estimated tool for improving food security, research shows.
The opportunity to produce bountiful levels o... more »
As part of its recently announced strategy to become a leader in high-value, high-growth specialty market segments in the crop protection industry, Ar... more »
Center for Integrated Pest Management at North Carolina State University, speaks on strawberry disease management at the ... watch »