Strawberries

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 fruit farms. The videos are part of a series of seven videos that were produced... 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 company reports. The promotion is set to break Driscoll’s record engagement rate, according to... 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 produced a strawberry crop that is smaller than in years past, but that same... 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 strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries – are grown in all but a... 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, will be held in conjunction with the annual NASGA conference, Feb. 3-6, 2019 in... 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 Produce, Tuesday, June 26, at United Fresh 2018 in Chicago. Prior... 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 strawberry. Strawberry is on the Spartan Section 3... 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 University is trying to get ahead of the curve by finding ways... more »

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