Strawberries

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 »

Fresh Vegetable Harvested Acreage Up 2 Percent

The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 183,900 acres, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is 2 percent above 2005 and 3 percent... more »

Dole Food Acquires Coastal Berry

Dole Food Co. announced it has completed the acquisition of Coastal Berry Co. Coastal Berry is a leading producer of fresh California coastal strawberries and bushberries (raspberries and blackberries). With this acquisition, Dole should become... more »

SCALA Fungicide Gains EPA Registration

SCALA fungicide has been registered by the EPA. With this registration, fruit, nut, vegetable and grape growers throughout the United States have a new fungicide that provides a high level of preventative control against a... more »

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