Strawberries

Florida strawberry grower expands into blueberries

Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry growers. Always looking to the future, As... more

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, ... more

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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 »

Stawberry

UC Davis faces lawsuit over strawberry breeding technology

Two scientists have filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). California Berry Cultivars, a company co-founded by for... more »

Impact of Sustainable Soil Management Practices in Strawberry Production

Amanda McWhirt, graduate research assistant at North Carolina State University, is part of a project analyzing the impact of sustainable soil man... watch »

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 »


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