Strawberries

Florida strawberry grower expands into blueberries

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

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

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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Four Day Freeze Affecting Virginia Beach Strawberry Crops

About 50% of Joe Burroughs' strawberry crop was lost over the weekend because of frost and freezing temperatures. WTKR.com... more »

Strawberry Fields Forever … If The Weather Allows

Orchard operators across West Virginia say the prolonged cold snap could leave their apple and peach crops could be a total loss. WTAP... more »

Strawberry Growers Ready for Peak Period

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 »

Bellevue Strawberry Farmer Worries About Picking Season

Strawberry picking season starts in May but there may not be any strawberries to pick this spring. KETV7... more »

Cold Weather Threatens Strawberry Crops

This springtime cold snap could be disastrous for strawberry crops. News 14 Carolina... more »

Going to Strawberry Fields

It's the final stretch for the Sturdivant family's first strawberry growing season. The Daily Tar Heel... more »

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 »


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