Strawberries

Naturipe Farms highlights sustainability on Earth Day

Berry grower Naturipe Farms is celebrating a legacy of leadership in sustainability on Earth Day, April 22. As of 2024, 28% of Naturipe Farms products are packed and/or cooled using renewable energy. This shift —... more »

Strawberries in Canadian greenhouse lighting project

Strawberries are a part of Canada’s Center for Horticultural Innovation’s search for the best possible supplemental lighting to integrate into the greenhouse industry. The center plans to conduct strawberry trials in their experimental greenhouse, testing... more »

ProBlad Verde fungicide approval expands in California

The California Department of Pest Registration has approved the use of Sym-Agro's ProBlad Verde fungicide on blueberries and caneberries to manage disease.   This label expansion increases the range of California commercial crops including grapes,... more »

Michigan fruit update released

Michigan State University (MSU) has released a seasonal fruit production update. An April 16 email outlined updates on fruit crops in a variety of regions, including Southeast, West central, Grand Rapids and Southwest Michigan.  ... more »

2024 Michigan Fruit Management Guide available

The Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. This year’s version of the Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. The Michigan Fruit... more »

UC strawberry study looks at growing costs, returns

A new study can help estimate costs and potential returns for growing strawberries on California’s Central Coast. The University of California (UC) Agriculture and Natural Resources, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and the UC-Davis Department of... more »

Strawberry yields increased through UCCE research  

Troubled by puny plants, low yields and persistent mite problems, third-generation Southern California strawberry grower Glen Hasegawa was ready to give up on his transition from conventional to organic 12 years ago. “I’ve always liked... more »

Tech aids Salinas Valley grower Pezzini Berry Farms

Pezzini Berry Farms is using technology to combat pests and is considering other tech to improve harvesting efficiencies. Paul Pezzini, a farm market veteran who grew up in his family’s artichoke farming and retail business,... more »

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