Strawberries

Scholarships available from North American Strawberry Growers Association

The North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) has developed a scholarship program for both new and young members as well as young researcher/extension personnel. The goal of this scholarship is to respond to the generational... more »

Investment, need drive in-soil strawberry harvester

Investment, a groundbreaking “commercialized” strawberry harvest and swelling grower interest add up to a good year for Advanced Farm Technologies (AFT). The Davis, California-based company’s T-6 robotic strawberry harvester is one of just a handful... more »

Accurate spray targeting in strawberry fields helped by new app

Strawberry growers now have a free smart phone application tool to predict spray coverage to combat such pests as two-spotted spider mites, lygus bugs and leafrollers, thanks to a three-year collaborative project involving UC Davis... more »

Webinar to cover off-season strawberry production

Off-season strawberry production under controlled environments will be the subject of the next Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) Consortium webinar Series. The one-hour webinar will be presented by Chieri Kubota at Ohio State University and will take place Nov.... more »

San Antonio to be site of strawberry growers’ gathering

The North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) will be meeting Jan. 19-22, 2020, at the Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk., in San Antonio, Texas. The conference will begin on Sunday, Jan. 19, with registration and an... more »

‘Veganic’ ag grower profiled by USDA

Arbor Farmstead, a 'veganic' strawberry farm in Vermont, was recently featured in the USDA's weekly Fridays on the Farm series. Growers Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley grow strawberries, other annual fruit crops and Winter greens... more »

Naturipe berry fans raise $20K for veterans

Naturipe's Growing Gratitude campaign this summer resulted in a $20,000 check to the Gary Sinise Foundation. From Memorial Day through Independence Day, the berry brand pledged to donate $1 for every photo fans shared on social... more »

Rimini hosts the IX edition of the International Strawberry Symposium

The IX Edition of the International Strawberry Symposium, organized by Università Politecnica delle Marche and CREA - the Italian Council for agricultural research and analysis of the agricultural economy - in association with the International... more »


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