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
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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A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing an... more »
Ontario’s two berry grower organizations are proposing a merger to create one new organization. Ontario Berry Growers’ Association (OBGA) and the ... more »
The North American Strawberry Growers Association's 2016 Summer Tour was held near Quebec City, Canada, Aug. 17-18. Out of soil strawberry and raspber... more »
Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have unlocked a major genetic mystery of one of the ancestors of cultivated strawberry. A genetic anal... more »
For many years, California growers relied on methyl bromide to kill a wide range of soil-borne pests, from fungi to insects to weeds, before planting ... more »
Strawberry producers are invited to a pre-plant meeting where Clemson University experts will provide valuable information needed to grow successful c... more »
A UF/IFAS-developed web tool – which has been shown to save Florida strawberry growers $1.7 million a year – is now being used in several other st... more »
For the second time in as many years, the University of California’s (UC) strawberry breeding program finds itself the subject of a lawsuit.
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Harvest CROO Robotics is developing and testing the latest technology for agricultural robotics – an automated strawberry picker to help alleviate t... more »
Angular leaf spot, also called bacterial blight, is the only reported strawberry disease caused by a bacterium, namely Xanthomonas fragariae. Economic... more »