Strawberries

Low tunnels show good results for strawberries

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

Nationwide project seeks sustainable U.S. strawberry industry

A nationwide project is seeking grower input on how to achieve a sustainable strawberry industry that supports farmers, takes care of the environment and provid... more

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Bountiful Crop Expected for New Strawberry Season

Tax season is also strawberry season in Georgia, and this year, growers expect a bountiful supply. The Gainesville Times... more »

Strawberry Growers Gather at Food Safety Summit in Monterey

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 »

Cold Weather Worries Strawberry Farmers

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 »

Berry Growers Have New Director

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 »

Freeze May Have Averted Strawberry Surplus

It turns out that instead of destroying California's crop, this month's freeze might have saved it. KTLA5... more »

Temporary Setback Due To Freeze Can Be Beneficial To Strawberry Production

The chilling temperatures haven't put the damper on California's year-round crop of strawberries, although the industry is experiencing a temporary se... more »

Fresh Vegetable Harvested Acreage Up 2 Percent

The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 183,900 acres, according to USDA's Na... more »

Dole Food Acquires Coastal Berry

Dole Food Co. announced it has completed the acquisition of Coastal Berry Co. Coastal Berry is a leading producer of fresh California coastal strawber... more »

SCALA Fungicide Gains EPA Registration

SCALA fungicide has been registered by the EPA. With this registration, fruit, nut, vegetable and grape growers throughout the United States have a ne... more »


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