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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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 »
Last week, South Carolina cooperative extension personnel issued a pest alert for drosophila damage in strawberries. It is impossible to visually dis... more »
Officials from China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) have announced the initiation of the draft pro... more »
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 »
The 3rd Annual Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge, hosted by Wish Farms raised $77,000 for Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RC... more »
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 »
The Northeast Small Fruit IPM Working Group has released an updated Pest Management Strategic Plan (PMSP) for strawberry in the northeast.
Prior t... more »
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 »
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 »