Strawberries

California strawberry growers face tough labor and business climate

“California is a tough place to do business but it’s still the best place in the world to grow strawberries.”

– Thomas AmRhein, the vice president of Naturipe Berry Growers

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Driscoll’s innovates with machinery, fruit, marketing

With an eye to long-term solutions, Driscoll’s has also begun investing in robotic harvesting.

Simplot gets keys to CRISPR-Cas9

The J.R. Simplot Company has executed a joint intellectual property licensing agreement with Corteva Agriscience Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, an... more »

DelFrescoPure pursues second phase of strawberry expansion

With the increasing demand of locally grown greenhouse strawberries, Kingsville, Ontario-based DelFrescoPure has initiated Phase Two of its greenhouse... more »

Management of SWD in berries topic of free guide book

If you’ve been growing berries for more than a couple of years, you’re no doubt aware that good growing and sanitation practices – such as keepi... more »

California strawberry growers face tough labor and business climate

For the California strawberry grower, the natural environment makes up for the state’s manmade business environment. Roughly four out of every fi... more »

Creating online training for organic crop production in California

Sonja Brodt (Coordinator of Agriculture, Resources, and Environment at UC SAREP) and Sara Riegler (UC SAREP Graduate Student Researcher) recently had ... more »

U-pick tips offered in Michigan educational videos

The Michigan Agritourism Association has just released two educational videos that showcase picking techniques and farm etiquette at Michigan u-pick f... more »

Driscoll’s video series draws 1.5M views

Driscoll’s  behind-the-scenes video series has drawn a large audience resulting in 65 million impressions and more than 1.5 million views, the comp... more »

Conditions entering season lead to stellar berry crop

Marvin Pritts, a horticulture professor and small fruit specialist at Cornell University, said a later winter combined with cooler weather in April p... more »

Berries boost New York state economy

Berries are an important part of the New York State agricultural economy, and the state economy as a whole. Currently, berries – primarily strawber... more »

Strawberry symposium, NASGA conference set for Feb. 3-6, 2019

The 9th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS), a meeting of strawberry growers, researchers, and other industry members from around the globe, wi... more »


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