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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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 »
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 »