Strawberries

California grower taps talents, resources to find success

“I’m blessed that I’ve been able to achieve the goal of farming on my own, and helping others along the way, growing and producing food for thousands of people,” Javier Zamora said.

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Techniques, varieties fuel success with hydroponic strawberries

“Strawberry plants are easy to grow, but getting quality fruit to sell is the tough part,” said Mark Kroggel of Ohio State University.

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Driscoll’s announces leadership change

J. Miles Reiter has reassumed the position of Chief Executive Officer for Driscoll’s, the market leader of fresh berries, as part of planned lea... more »

California Giant Berry Farms collaborates with vegetable packer for cross-docking

California Giant Berry Farms has strengthened its four-berry program for strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, and is celebrating ... more »

Arrest made in case of Australian strawberry contamination with needles

A 50-year-old woman has been charged with crimes related to the alleged contamination of strawberries in Queensland, Australia, according to the Quee... more »

Rancho La Familia Farm growers to keynote outreach conference for Latino growers 

Vegetable and strawberry growers from Santa Maria’s Rancho La Familia Farm will give the keynote address at California's fourth annual Growing To... more »

California grower taps talents, resources to find success

Javier Zamora came to the United States from Mexico when he was 20 years old. He lived in the Redondo Beach area near Los Angeles. Most people arou... more »

Global Plant Genetics gets licensing deal for UC Davis strawberries

The University of California has entered into a master agreement with Global Plant Genetics, Ltd., (GPG) based in Norfolk, England, for the sublicensi... more »

Techniques, varieties fuel success with hydroponic strawberries

Consumers want fresh strawberries year-round – and they’re willing to pay for them. Those peak prices from October through March – capped by str... more »

Paris Four Seasons hotel tries growing its own vegetables

Talk about the cream of the crop. A luxury hotel in Paris, the Four Seasons Hotel George V, is establishing an organic garden to grow fruits and v... more »

NIFA invests $1.8M in methyl bromide transition research, outreach

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced four Methyl Bromide Transition awards that will improve the management of m... more »

Strawberry purchasers want sustainable production

As buyers browse strawberry packages at the supermarket, they might see labels such as “organically grown” or “locally grown.” But they’d al... more »


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