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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UNH scientists unravel genetic ancestry of cultivated strawberry

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 »

California strawberry industry looks for methyl bromide alternatives

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 »

Clemson to host pre-plant strawberry meeting

Strawberry producers are invited to a pre-plant meeting where Clemson University experts will provide valuable information needed to grow successful c... more »

Web tool saves money for strawberry growers in several states

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 »

Second lawsuit targets UC strawberry program

For the second time in as many years, the University of California’s (UC) strawberry breeding program finds itself the subject of a lawsuit. This... more »

Pitzer Wheel patent received by Harvest Croo Robotics

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 causing leaf necrosis in strawberries

Angular leaf spot, also called bacterial blight, is the only reported strawberry disease caused by a bacterium, namely Xanthomonas fragariae. Economic... more »

UC Davis wins early ruling in strawberry lawsuit

A federal judge has made an initial ruling in California Berry Cultivar’s lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), and its st... more »

Penn State Strawberry Trials

Penn State's Kathy Demchak discusses the performance of new strawberry varieties in Pennsylvania field trials.... watch »

Another lawsuit assails UC’s strawberry breeding program

California Berry Cultivars (CBC) filed a lawsuit May 2 against the Regents of the University of California (UC). The filing came “after more than th... more »


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