Strawberries

Oishii introduces indoor vertical strawberry farm

Oishii opened a new, 237,500 square feet indoor vertical strawberry farm in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Amatelas Farm, which is named after the Japanese Goddess of the Sun, runs on renewable energy and introduces a new... more »

Registration opens for Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day

Registration has opened for the annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event, scheduled for Aug. 8, is a large research and education gathering for the California strawberry industry, according to a news release from... more »

Berries now king of fresh organic produce sales

According to the latest sales data, berries top 2023 organic fresh produce sales. For the second year in a row, organic berries, which include strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, took the top sales spot, raking... more »

California Strawberry Commission represents industry at strawberry festival

Through an interactive booth and giveaways, the California Strawberry Commission connects with local community attendees at the one of the largest strawberry festivals in the U.S. The California Strawberry Commission (CSC) served as an official... more »

Study: costs, returns of growing California organic strawberries

University of California researchers have released a study that can help growers and others estimate the costs and potential returns for growing organic strawberries on the state's Central Coast. The study was recently released by... more »

New tools take aim at controlling strawberry pests

Strawberry growers in the Central Coast are headed toward a zero-tolerance policy on lygus bugs, the most destructive insect pest in the crop. When the bugs feed on the seeds, they cause misshapen fruit that... more »

Certified organic product sales hit record

Organic sales are on the rise. In the U.S., organic product sales have hit a record, according to a report. Sales of certified organic products approached $70 billion in 2023, a record for the sector.... more »

California Strawberry Commission provides research update

California strawberry growers and industry members gathered in early May for the California Strawberry Commission’s (CSC) Production Research meeting held in Santa Maria, California to hear from strawberry industry experts regarding key advancements in strawberry... more »

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