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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U-pick tips offered in Michigan educational videos

The Michigan Agritourism Association has just released two educational videos that showcase picking techniques and farm etiquette at Michigan u-pick f... more »

Driscoll’s video series draws 1.5M views

Driscoll’s  behind-the-scenes video series has drawn a large audience resulting in 65 million impressions and more than 1.5 million views, the comp... more »

Conditions entering season lead to stellar berry crop

Marvin Pritts, a horticulture professor and small fruit specialist at Cornell University, said a later winter combined with cooler weather in April p... more »

Berries boost New York state economy

Berries are an important part of the New York State agricultural economy, and the state economy as a whole. Currently, berries – primarily strawber... more »

Strawberry symposium, NASGA conference set for Feb. 3-6, 2019

The 9th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS), a meeting of strawberry growers, researchers, and other industry members from around the globe, wi... more »

Reception Honoring Women in Produce to feature Jewell

Cindy Jewell, vice president of marketing at California Giant Berry Farms, will be the honoree and featured speaker at the Reception Honoring Women in... more »

Michigan issues 24c label for Spartan 4F on strawberry

The Michigan Department of Agriculture has approved a Special Local Needs (SLN) label, also known as a Section 24c label, for the use of Spartan 4F on... more »

Service provided to Texas growers through strawberry research

Strawberries are proven to improve cardiovascular and brain health, as well as prevent some types of cancer. It’s no wonder Prairie View A&M Uni... more »

Driscoll’s innovates with machinery, fruit, marketing

Build a better mousetrap, the old saying goes, and the world will beat a path to your door. Research and development aren’t always common investm... more »

Annual Santa Maria Strawberry Field Day set for May 9

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor, Surendra Dara is hosting the annual Santa Maria Strawbe... more »


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