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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Time to scout spider mites in strawberries

Warm early spring weather, coupled with a mild winter, has set the stage for early pest activity in some crops. For strawberry growers, now is the tim... more »

Wish Farms donates strawberries to Feeding Tampa Bay

Wish Farms has donated more than four thousand pounds of strawberries to Feeding Tampa Bay just in time for Valentine’s Day. "We are always happ... more »

METTLE fungicide receives label expansion

Gowan USA has received federally-approved label expansion for METTLE 125ME fungicide to include the crop groups fruiting vegetables and cucurbits. The... 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 ... more »

NCSU researchers study strawberry clipper effects on yield

During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture st... more »

Wish Farms takes advantage of Florida strawberry season

Wish Farms, national produce grower, shipper and year-round supplier of strawberries, announced that Florida’s strawberry season is off to a good s... more »

Quebec berry growers tout innovative approaches

One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer t... more »

Florida scientists: Strawberries are not genetically engineered

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers want the public to know that they do not use genetic engineeri... more »

Strawberry Disease Management

Center for Integrated Pest Management at North Carolina State University, speaks on strawberry disease management at the ... watch »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key f... more »


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