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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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 »
In the eighth week of monitoring, 10 brown marmorated stink bug(BMSB) nymphs and zero adults were collected from three traps out of the 60 being monit... more »
Mississippi vegetable grower Allen Eubanks was recently selected as his state's winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Y... more »
The University of California Cooperative Extension's Strawberry and Vegetable Crops and Affiliated Integrated Pest Management Advisor, Surendra Dara c... more »
The 2015 growing season has been rainy with generally moderate temperatures, conditions that are particularly conducive to fungal and bacterial diseas... more »
Keeping food safety on the minds of direct-market farm customers – as well as workers – can often be a simple matter of communication.Nort... more »
At a Florida berry farm, it costs about $200 per acre in man-hours to remove plastic mulch and drip tape at the end of the season. By using a machine ... more »
Massimo Iorizzo recently joined N.C. State University's Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. An assista... more »