Strawberries

Naturipe to exhibit berries at California Strawberry Festival

Naturipe Farms, a large strawberry and grower, of other berries including blueberries plans to exhibit in a booth at the 38th Annual California Strawberry Festival in Ventura, California, on May 18-19. Founded in 1984, the... more »

Kern County Crop Report shares optimistism on vegetable production

The latest crop report from the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) revealed promising trends for vegetable crops in Kern County. According to the report, favorable weather conditions and proactive agricultural practices have contributed to... more »

California’s Mayra Paniagua receives strawberry award

Mayra Paniagua, a second-generation California grower, has received the Strawberry Industry Impact Award from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. Paniagua's parents migrated from Mexico, starting out as pickers and eventually moving up to... more »

First Michigan vegetable report for 2024 released

As Michigan's vegetable growers gear up for the 2024 growing season, they face unusual challenges stemming from the warmest winter on record, according to the first weekly report from Michigan State University Extension (MSU). The... more »

Canadian greenhouse lighting effort involves strawberries

Strawberries are a part of Canada’s Center for Horticultural Innovation’s search for the best possible supplemental lighting to integrate into the greenhouse industry. The center plans to conduct strawberry trials in their experimental greenhouse, testing... more »

California CDPR approves ProBlad Verde fungicide 

Sym-Agro has announced that the California CDPR has approved the expanded crop and disease uses of ProBlad Verde fungicide. As a result of this approval, ProBlad is now registered for use on blueberries and caneberries,... more »

Michigan fruit management guide updated

The Michigan Fruit Management Guide, which includes coverage of strawberries, has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. This year’s version of the Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University... more »

UCCE research boosts organic strawberry yields 

Troubled by puny plants, low yields and persistent mite problems, third-generation Southern California strawberry grower Glen Hasegawa was ready to give up on his transition from conventional to organic 12 years ago. “I’ve always liked... more »

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