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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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 »
Following a six-month review of the UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program, the California state auditor's office today released recommendations —... more »
ADAMA has received EPA approval for Captan Gold 4L liquid fungicide for use on strawberries, tree fruits and other specialty crops. A multi-site conta... more »
Fruit and vegetables need oxygen to stay fresh. However, the amount of oxygen varies by variety and during the season. PerfoTec has developed a techno... more »
Karma Lee, a beekeeper and strawberry grower in Apex, North Carolina, talks about honeybee health and the advantages of pollinating crops with your... watch »
Nealta miticide from BASF has received registration for use in California. Nealta miticide delivers long-lasting control of spider mites at all life s... more »
Surendra Dara, a University of California Cooperative Extension educator, recently developed a new iPhone app for information on pests and diseases in... more »
Successful marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables depends on maintaining the quality through harvest and beyond.Marita Cantwell, postharvest special... more »
The strawberry bloom has begun and it's time for fruit rot protection. Our two main targets for bloom time protection of strawberries are gray mold/ B... more »