Strawberries

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 also like to know if the fruit was produced in a way that preserves... 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 soon be rolling through local communities and neighborhoods to share the berry... more »

Diversification, crop insurance reduce grower risks

Chris Eckert finds himself spending a lot... 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 Statistics Service (NASS) office in Olympia, Washington recently reported vegetable production estimates... 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. Blockchain technologies typically act as a digital ledger in which transactions are recorded... 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, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for foundational CRISPR-Cas9 and related gene editing tools, the company announced Aug.... 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 strawberry production expansion from six acres to a total of seventeen acres of strawberry production. The... 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 keeping an open canopy, weeding regularly, rotating insecticides, harvesting frequently,... more »


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