Strawberries

METTLE fungicide receives label expansion

Gowan USA has received federally-approved label expansion for METTLE 125ME fungicide to include the crop groups fruiting vegetables and cucurbits. These two new crop groups, combined with grapes and strawberries already on the label, will... more »

Nationwide project seeks sustainable U.S. strawberry industry

A nationwide project is seeking grower input on how to achieve a sustainable strawberry industry that supports farmers, takes care of the environment and provides healthful food to consumers. The National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative (NSSI)... more »

NCSU researchers study strawberry clipper effects on yield

During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture strawberry fields. Our results have recently been published, and we would like to share them... more »

Wish Farms takes advantage of Florida strawberry season

Wish Farms, national produce grower, shipper and year-round supplier of strawberries, announced that Florida’s strawberry season is off to a good start. This season, Wish Farms is focusing on flavor and the consumer eating experience, expanding... more »

Quebec berry growers tout innovative approaches

One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer tour. Grower Andre Gosselin, a professor of horticulture at Laval University in Quebec City,... more »

Florida scientists: Strawberries are not genetically engineered

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers want the public to know that they do not use genetic engineering to breed commercial strawberries; in fact, commercially grown strawberries worldwide do not use... more »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key fungicide options to horticulture growers in California,” said Bayer Product Manager Joel... more »

Vertical Designs receives permit to build vertical strawberry farm

Vertical Designs has received permits to build a vertical farm producing strawberries under the license agreement with Affinor Growers. Construction will begin in early 2017 and currently in the process of finalizing purchase orders required to... more »

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