Strawberries

Strawberry Prof Shares his Seeds of Knowledge

Some days, Harry Swartz eats 500 strawberries. Others, it's more like 2,000. The Daily News more »

Storms Destroy Crops; Could Cost County Millions

An hour and a half storm on Friday, July 6, could cost the county about $10 million in money that would have come from strawberry crops this year. Siskiyou Daily News more »

Southwest Michigan Farm Markets Rely on Chicago Money

Michigan's southwest corner is often ignored by the rest of the state, which gravitates more toward the southeast side and Detroit. That could be a problem for farm markets and other businesses in Southwest Michigan... more »

Strawberry Harvest Disappointing

The unseasonably warm weather at the start of April may have been welcomed by the general public, but don't include the county's strawberry growers in that group. Leelanau Enterprise (Michigan) more »

Strawberry Farm Hit Hard

A west Colchester farmer is hoping to salvage something from his strawberry fields damaged by last week's freak hail storm. The Truro Daily News more »

Outlook Mixed for Supply of Workers

The shortage of farm workers growers had been fearing had not shown up by Memorial Day. And with Congress hotly debating new immigration policy that might take the pressure off the thousands of undocumented seasonal... more »

Strawberry Worries: Weather, Honey Bees

Weather concerns and figuring out what's happening to the honey bee population is on the minds of the researchers who led the 2007 Strawberry Twilight Tour at the Wye Research and Education Center. Atlantic Tractor more »

‘Once in 50 Year”” Freeze Killed Many Tennessee Crops

Phyllis Gilliam of Williamson County thought she was going to have a splendid strawberry crop on her 43 acres. Tennessean.com more »

Putnam County Couple Finds Strawberry Farm to be Sweet

The hum of Interstate 64 is apparent just beyond the quiet setting of VJ Farms, but as far as Vallery and Jim Withrow are concerned, it's a world away from the aggravations of civilization. Charleston... more »

Driscoll Strawberry Associates Opens Doors in Santa Maria

One of the largest strawberry storage coolers in the state of California made its debut Friday on the Central Coast. KSBY more »

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