Strawberries

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 »

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 investments in commodity markets. But the Driscoll’s motto is “only the... 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 Strawberry Field Day, Wednesday May 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting is located... more »

Mucci Farms strawberries wins Fresh Product of the Year

Kingsville, Ontario-based Mucci Farms has been awarded President's Choice Fresh Product of the Year for PC Ontario Greenhouse Strawberries by Loblaw Companies Limited. "We've been growing traditional greenhouse items for over 50 years but strawberries were our... more »

Driscoll’s offers video peak at berry development programs

Driscoll’s recently published a series of web videos exploring its work in berry breeding research. The video launch is timed with Driscoll’s peak season for blackberries. In one of the videos, Driscoll’s Global Plant Breeding... more »


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