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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About 50% of Joe Burroughs' strawberry crop was lost over the weekend because of frost and freezing temperatures. WTKR.com... more »
Orchard operators across West Virginia say the prolonged cold snap could leave their apple and peach crops could be a total loss. WTAP... more »
With one peak demand period passed and their biggest day of the year approaching, California strawberry farmers say their production is catching up fr... more »
This springtime cold snap could be disastrous for strawberry crops. News 14 Carolina... more »
Strawberry picking season starts in May but there may not be any strawberries to pick this spring. KETV7... more »
It's the final stretch for the Sturdivant family's first strawberry growing season. The Daily Tar Heel... more »
Tax season is also strawberry season in Georgia, and this year, growers expect a bountiful supply. The Gainesville Times... more »
At a time when E. coli contamination is a concern for just about everyone, suggestions were flying at the Food Safety Summit for strawberry growers on... more »
It's another cold night in south Georgia. Temperatures could drop to freezing again, and that can mean bad news for farmers who grow fruit. WALB News... more »
The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has tapped a lifetime Florida citrus and cattle man with "a passion for agriculture" as its new executive d... more »