Strawberries

Florida strawberry grower expands into blueberries

Sam Astin III started as a medium-sized Florida strawberry grower. By considerably expanding his acreage, he became one of the state’s leading strawberry growers. Always looking to the future, As... more

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, ... more

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Second lawsuit targets UC strawberry program

For the second time in as many years, the University of California’s (UC) strawberry breeding program finds itself the subject of a lawsuit. This... more »

Pitzer Wheel patent received by Harvest Croo Robotics

Harvest CROO Robotics is developing and testing the latest technology for agricultural robotics – an automated strawberry picker to help alleviate t... more »

Angular leaf spot causing leaf necrosis in strawberries

Angular leaf spot, also called bacterial blight, is the only reported strawberry disease caused by a bacterium, namely Xanthomonas fragariae. Economic... more »

UC Davis wins early ruling in strawberry lawsuit

A federal judge has made an initial ruling in California Berry Cultivar’s lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), and its st... more »

Penn State Strawberry Trials

Penn State's Kathy Demchak discusses the performance of new strawberry varieties in Pennsylvania field trials.... watch »

Another lawsuit assails UC’s strawberry breeding program

California Berry Cultivars (CBC) filed a lawsuit May 2 against the Regents of the University of California (UC). The filing came “after more than th... more »

Stawberry

UC Davis faces lawsuit over strawberry breeding technology

Two scientists have filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). California Berry Cultivars, a company co-founded by for... more »

Impact of Sustainable Soil Management Practices in Strawberry Production

Amanda McWhirt, graduate research assistant at North Carolina State University, is part of a project analyzing the impact of sustainable soil man... watch »

Strawberries lead 2016 Dirty Dozen list

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued its annual “dirty dozen” list concerning pesticide residues and produce. EWG debuted a new frui... more »

New berry crop insecticides, miticides introduced

Kathy Demchak, senior Extension associate at Penn State University, discusses changes with insecticides and miticides for use on berry crops in the la... more »


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