strawberries

Program certifies farmers treat their workers fairly

After his farm became completely certified organic three decades ago, Jim Cochran had a thought: Why not certify employment practices the same way you... READ MORE »

Researchers hope to extend Northeast’s berry growing season

June marks the start of what many here in the Northeast believe is the sweetest part of summer — berry season. It's a time ripe with strawberry fest... READ MORE »

Naturipe celebrates 100th anniversary

Naturipe Farms celebrated its one hundred year anniversary with the growers and staff of one of the company’s partner-owners, Naturipe Berry Growers... READ MORE »

Set strawberry alarm clock for post-apple bloom

Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do can reap a better harvest, according to new research. When apple trees blossom, t... READ MORE »

Alabama fruit crop braves cold temperatures

Exceptionally low temperatures in mid-March were worrisome for peach, blueberry and strawberry producers. With portions of North Alabama sinking in... READ MORE »

Dual Magnum labeled for Michigan strawberries

Syngenta Crop Protection has added summer squash and strawberry to the Dual Magnum (S-metolachlor) Michigan 24c SLN label. Dual Magnum is a pre-emerge... READ MORE »

Southern crops impacted by deep freeze

A deep freeze in the Southeast has done considerable damage to crops in Georgia and South Carolina. Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches... READ MORE »

Freezing temperatures threaten Alabama strawberry, peach crops

The threat of freezing temperatures in Alabama quickly shifted strawberry growers from production mode into protection mode. Producers of both frui... READ MORE »

Nationwide project seeks sustainable U.S. strawberry industry

A nationwide project is seeking grower input on how to achieve a sustainable strawberry industry that supports farmers, takes care of the environment ... READ MORE »

Time to scout, manage spider mites in strawberries

Warm early spring weather, coupled with a mild winter, has set the stage for early pest activity in some crops. For strawberry growers, now is the tim... READ MORE »


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