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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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 »
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's Kathy Demchak discusses the performance of new strawberry varieties in Pennsylvania field trials.... watch »
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 »
Two scientists have filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis).
California Berry Cultivars, a company co-founded by for... more »
Amanda McWhirt, graduate research assistant at North Carolina State University, is part of a project analyzing the impact of sustainable soil man... watch »
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued its annual “dirty dozen” list concerning pesticide residues and produce. EWG debuted a new frui... more »
Kathy Demchak, senior Extension associate at Penn State University, discusses changes with insecticides and miticides for use on berry crops in the la... more »