Strawberries

Funding Cutbacks Force North Carolina Extension To Be Creative

This is the third story in a series about the future of Extension. Mary Helen Ferguson just got a job as a county agent with North Carolina Cooperative Extension. It's the first step in her... more »

Cloned Food Products? We Just Call Them Potatoes

As the new year began, FDA proclaimed that products such as meat and milk from cloned animals are safe for human consumption. A person with a science-based education might wonder why anyone would think such... more »

Agritainment Requires Patience, Personality And People Skills

Before you decide to specialize in agritainment, you need to ask yourself one question: Do I have the personality for it? Patience and self-control are the two most important qualities you need when dealing with... more »

Going to Strawberry Fields

It's the final stretch for the Sturdivant family's first strawberry growing season. The Daily Tar Heel more »

Bountiful Crop Expected for New Strawberry Season

Tax season is also strawberry season in Georgia, and this year, growers expect a bountiful supply. The Gainesville Times more »

Strawberry Growers Gather at Food Safety Summit in Monterey

At a time when E. coli contamination is a concern for just about everyone, suggestions were flying at the Food Safety Summit for strawberry growers on Tuesday. Santa Cruz Sentinel more »

Cold Weather Worries Strawberry Farmers

It's another cold night in south Georgia. Temperatures could drop to freezing again, and that can mean bad news for farmers who grow fruit. WALB News more »

Berry Growers Have New Director

The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has tapped a lifetime Florida citrus and cattle man with "a passion for agriculture" as its new executive director. The Ledger more »

Freeze May Have Averted Strawberry Surplus

It turns out that instead of destroying California's crop, this month's freeze might have saved it. KTLA5 more »

Temporary Setback Due To Freeze Can Be Beneficial To Strawberry Production

The chilling temperatures haven't put the damper on California's year-round crop of strawberries, although the industry is experiencing a temporary setback that will take about six weeks to rebuild to normal volumes. ABC30.com more »

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