Strawberries

Tips for renovating strawberries in plasticulture

With strawberry season winding down in our annual strawberry production on plastic mulch, many growers may consider carrying the beds over for a second year’s harvest. These are some guidelines for renovation of plasticulture strawberries:... more »

NHAES celebrates National Strawberry Month

Five pounds of strawberries might seem like a lot, but that is approximately how much each person eats each year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Given that much consumption, it’s good that... more »

80 Acres Farms expands production beyond Ohio

80 Acres Farms, a vertical farming company, announced on June 14 the construction of farms in Boone County, Kentucky, and Covington, Georgia, to meet growing consumer demand for local, fresh, pesticide-free food. 80 Acres Farms... more »

NASGA prepares for 2023 meeting, conference

The 10th North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS), a meeting of strawberry growers, researchers and other industry members from around the globe, will be held in conjunction with the 2023 NASGA conference. The conference will be... more »

Driscoll’s pioneers indoor strawberries

Driscoll’s Inc., in a partnership with Plenty Unlimited Inc., is planning an indoor growing facility designed to marry strawberry growing expertise with vertical farm technology. Watsonville, California-based Driscoll’s hasn’t chosen a site yet or released... more »

Florida launches Farmer Stress Awareness Initiative

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) recently launched the Farmer Stress Awareness Initiative. The FDACS initiative, announced by Florida Agricultural Secretary Nikki Fried June 2 at Plant City-based berry grower Wish Farms, is a... more »

NASGA Summer Tour to visit eight farms in August

The North American Strawberry Growers Association’s Summer Tour features eight farms in the Toronto area. The farms on the Aug. 16-17 tour have unique features and most are operated by active NASGA members who are... more »

Jersey Fresh event highlights N.J. strawberry crop

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture visited Bonacorsi’s Family Farm in Frenchtown in Hunterdon County to highlight the Jersey Fresh strawberry picking season. Bonacorsi family members at a Jersey Fresh promotion... more »

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