Strawberries

Florida strawberry grower expands into blueberries

Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry growers. Always looking to the future, As... more

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, ... more

UF/IFAS varieties under spotlight for National Strawberry Day

Vance Whitaker toils day and night to develop the tastiest, best-looking, aromatic strawberries a consumer would want. Yummy enough for a nutritious s... more »

Firm unveils new containerized farm models

Indoor Farms of America has developed new models of its containerized farms for 2018 that focus on maximizing farm yield, and all-around crop grow... more »

Study eyes factors for berry consumption in the U.S.

Researchers at the Center for Nutrition Research at the Illinois Institute of Technology recently published an assessment of berry consumption o... more »

Vegalab has all-natural Mildew Control product

Palm Beach, Florida-based Vegalab has introduced its reformulated Mildew Control product. Mildew Control is a natural geraniol based pesticide that us... more »

UF web tool helps South Carolina, Florida strawberry growers

Strawberry growers in Florida and South Carolina are reaping the benefits of a UF/IFAS web-based system designed to ward off two deadly pathogens, a n... more »

Organix Solutions’ mulch film certified to biodegrade

Minnesota-based Organix Solutions has received a certification of its product line of black soil biodegradable agricultural mulch film. The OK biod... more »

Wish Farms launches into Florida strawberry season

Wish Farms, grower-shipper and year-round supplier of strawberries has an all-new consumer-driven campaign just in time for Florida strawberry season.... more »

#BerryTogether campaign by Driscoll’s a success

A national marketing campaign for berries is being recognized by its creator as a success for creating a more emotional connection with consumers. ... more »

Study: Red makes consumers retain attention to food labels

For many people, red means “stop,” and that’s what consumers are doing when they see that color on food information labels, according to a new s... more »

A look at strawberry production under colorized films

Researchers studied the influence of colored plastic films (red, yellow, green, blue, and white) on fruit quality, antioxidant capacity, and gene tran... more »


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