Strawberries

Naturipe hires director of premium products

Naturipe Farms has hired John Johnston as director of premium products, a new position at the berry company. The position aligns with Naturipe’s long-term focus on premium products, which will leverage its grower/owner investments in... more »

California flood damage to some strawberry fields substantial

California strawberry growers whose crops were wiped out by flooding just weeks before harvest will be able to replant once fields dry out and are repaired, but losses to the industry and damage to communities... more »

USDA highlights Hurricane Ian disaster assistance

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently visited Florida production sites to survey the impact of Hurricane Ian and meet with producers affected by the storm. During the visit, the Secretary highlighted efforts by the U.S Department... more »

Corteva adds products to lineup

Corteva Agriscience has added four crop protection products, including two that are designed to help specialty crop growers. Tolvera herbicide, which is currently pending registration with the Environmental Protection Agency, is a cereal solution that... more »

Floods strike northern California strawberry fields

A weekend storm flooded northern California strawberry and vegetable fields, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their farms, homes and businesses. The storm caused massive damage to strawberry fields and may put many growers and... more »

Strawberry conference dodges severe weather

This year’s gathering of strawberry industry professionals attending the North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) and North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) annual meeting was successful and mostly finished ahead of torrential rains forecast for a... more »

Mighty Reds large strawberries burst into the scene

Naturipe Farms is aiming to make the strawberry season sweeter by introducing a deeper red strawberry variety. ... more »

Bus tour visits Texas farms during agritourism convention

The Feb. 3-7 NAFDMA International Agritourism Association Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas, drew the highest turnout in nearly two decades. More than 900 agritourism operators, including fruit and vegetable growers and farm retail store... more »

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