Strawberries

Florida strawberry growers struggle to turn a profit

The law of supply and demand had worked pretty well for the Florida strawberry industry during the past decade.This season, not so much. The Miami HeraldRead more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/02/26/2662036/fla-strawberry-growers-struggle.html#storylink=cpy more »

Fruit, vegetable crops need honeybees

Every third mouthful of food we eat, directly or indirectly, depends on honeybee pollination, according to Donald Lam, a beekeeper and member of the Holland Area Beekeepers Association in Holland, Mich.Lam gave a presentation during... more »

Food for diabetics: Fresh fruit, vegetables get super status on ADA’s list

The produce industry fares well in the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) list of Top 10 Diabetes Superfoods.As reported recently by USA Today and on the ADA website, the list features foods that have a low... more »

Certis USA and Kumiai Chemical launch advanced biofungicides

Certis U.S.A., Columbia, Md., and Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Tokyo, Japan, announce the global launch of a new generation of bacterial biofungicides based on Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain D747 (Ba D747). Kumiai scientists discovered and patented... more »

MSU to host IPM academy Feb. 20-21

Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implement IPM in the field or garden.The academy is designed to assist newcomers to pest management but... more »

MSU to host IPM academy Feb. 20-21

Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implement IPM in the field or garden.The academy is designed to assist newcomers to pest management but... more »

Florida strawberry growers embrace Winterstar, a sweet newcomer

Like a promising amateur challenging the tried-and-true champs, a new strawberry variety has entered the ring.Meet "Winterstar."It's the latest release from researchers at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Wimauma.... more »

Father, son carry on Massachusetts family heritage

When Mario Marini talks about farming, he talks about his heritage - and about the farm's future."My parents worked hard to give me what I have, and I'm thankful to my son (Michael) because the... more »


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