Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry growers.
Always looking to the future, As... more
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, ... more
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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 »
Bee Vectoring Technologies said in a news release it has had successful, verified results from large commercial scale demonstrations of its proprieta... more »
June marks the start of what many here in the Northeast believe is the sweetest part of summer — berry season. It's a time ripe with strawberry fest... more »