Strawberries

Missed strawberries at Easter? Blame Mother Nature

Heavy California rains are blamed for a small shortage in the U.S. Strawberry supply over the Easter holiday. Local media in the United States such as Pittsburgh’s KDKA-TV earlier reported that fresh markets were running... more »

Texas A&M sets strawberry field day on April 21 in Lubbock

Those new to strawberry production and old pros alike can catch up on the latest developments in growing the fruit during the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Strawberry Field Day. The field day will be from... more »

Fungicide for powdery mildew introduced by Nichino America

Nichino America  has introduced Gatten, a new fungicide for powdery mildew control in grapes and other crops.  Nichino and OAT Agrio Co., Ltd., the discoverer and manufacturer of Gatten, have reached an agreement for Nichino... more »

UF/IFAS varieties under spotlight for National Strawberry Day

Vance Whitaker toils day and night to develop the tastiest, best-looking, aromatic strawberries a consumer would want. Yummy enough for a nutritious snack or to help flavor a cake or pie just in time for... more »

Firm unveils new containerized farm models

Indoor Farms of America has developed new models of its containerized farms for 2018 that focus on maximizing farm... more »

Study eyes factors for berry consumption in the U.S.

Researchers at the Center for Nutrition Research at the Illinois Institute of Technology recently published an assessment of berry consumption on associated health factors using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2007-2012. Citing... more »

Vegalab has all-natural Mildew Control product

Palm Beach, Florida-based Vegalab has introduced its reformulated Mildew Control product. Mildew Control is a natural geraniol based pesticide that uses this essential plant oil in a formulation which, is both curative and preventative against... more »

UF web tool helps South Carolina, Florida strawberry growers

Strawberry growers in Florida and South Carolina are reaping the benefits of a UF/IFAS web-based system designed to ward off two deadly pathogens, a new University of Florida study shows. That’s good news as Florida’s... more »

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