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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Strawberries lead 2016 Dirty Dozen list

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued its annual “dirty dozen” list concerning pesticide residues and produce. EWG debuted a new frui... more »

New berry crop insecticides, miticides introduced

Kathy Demchak, senior Extension associate at Penn State University, discusses changes with insecticides and miticides for use on berry crops in the la... more »

Drosophila damage observed in South Carolina strawberries

Last week, South Carolina cooperative extension personnel issued a pest alert for drosophila damage in strawberries. It is impossible to visually dis... more »

China will accept California strawberry exports

Officials from China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) have announced the initiation of the draft pro... more »

Study finds promotion opportunity for Florida strawberries

More than three quarters of Florida’s strawberries are shipped to American markets east of the Mississippi River. Most of those out-of-state consume... more »

Strawberry Picking Challenge raises $77,000 for Redlands Christian Migrant Association

The 3rd Annual Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge, hosted by Wish Farms raised $77,000 for Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RC... more »

Florida farmers use web-based monitor to ward off strawberry diseases

Farmers  are adapting to a UF/IFAS-developed, web-based monitoring system that can help the environment by using less chemical treatment to prevent s... more »

Northeast Small Fruit IPM Working Group publishes strawberry PMSP

The Northeast Small Fruit IPM Working Group has released an updated Pest Management Strategic Plan (PMSP) for strawberry in the northeast. Prior t... more »

Engage Agro’s Desikote an approved coating for strawberries

The Governing Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District recently approved the use of polymer coating agents for a pilot project to prot... more »

Matted-row strawberry variety trial results

It’s the time of year when many growers are figuring out what varieties to include in their strawberry orders. For an impartial view of the performa... more »


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