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 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.
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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 »
When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches ... more »
In recent years, there has been an increase in the agriculture industry's level of interest in the development and deployment of driverless tractors, ... more »
He's done so many trainings in East Texas over the years, relocating to to the region is almost like coming home, said Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M ... more »
Soil in high tunnels isn't exposed to the elements like soil in the field is, and if the plastic is kept on the tunnels for multiple winters, little l... more »
Mycotrol O is a biopesticide with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana as the active ingredient. Beauveria bassiana is pathogenic to a wide... more »