On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, keeping customers in the right fields an... 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 profit.
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On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid a... more »
Carl Grooms, co-founder of Fancy Farms in Florida, talks about the challenges of growing strawberries in the Sunshine State.
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Much of the 2017 Michigan strawberry crop was lost as a result of a frost in early May. The blossoms had not yet opened, so many growers did not take ... more »
Robert "Fritz" Koontz was born in French Lick, Indiana, but raised in Cave Creek, Arizona. A graduate of Arizona State University, he moved to Califor... more »
Strawberries are a high value specialty crop with varieties hardy enough to grow in Montana. The high labor demands and pest management limi... more »
Wisconsin Berry Growers Association says its nearly 90 members have been contributing money towards research to help identify management practices to ... more »
Alibaba Group announced June 21 strategic cooperation with Driscoll’s and Chicken of the Sea to bring U.S. food products to China, home to the world... more »
Harvest CROO Robotics announced the introduction of their autonomous vehicle. This is a major step towards the completion of the Alpha Unit, which is ... more »
University of Delaware Extension is reporting several growers have commented that fruit size in strawberries is smaller than normal in 2017. This pose... more »
According to a news release from the University of California-Davis, a federal jury has ruled in favor of the University of California in its lawsuit ... more »