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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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 »

Picnic basket on wheels a part of Driscoll’s national marketing

A giant picnic basket on wheels is the latest marketing push from Driscoll's national #BerryTogether campaign. The 3D picnic basket on wheels will ... more »

Diversification, crop insurance reduce grower risks

Chris Eckert finds himself spending a lot of time talking about the weather. The president of Eckert’s, a family farm in southern Illinois, o... more »

US asparagus crop value up; onions and strawberries down

The U.S. asparagus crop value are estimated to be up from last year, while values for onions and asparagus have dropped. National Agricultural Stat... more »

Naturipe Farms embraces blockchain tech

Naturipe Farms recently announced it was working with data management firm SAP on a blockchain project to increase food safety and reduce food waste. ... more »

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 »


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