strawberries

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 »

Delmarva strawberry crop kicking into gear

In our region, commercial strawberries are grouped in two classes based on their flowering habit: those that flower and fruit mostly once in the spring and those that continue to flower and fruit as long... more »

Rutgers unveils new, sweeter strawberry

Rutgers researchers have unveiled a new varietal that’s been 15 years in the making: Rutgers D’Light. Bred for its flavorful, sweet fruit, Rutgers D’Light has a unique holiday light shape that makes it the “ideal... more »

Lessons from Macrophomina in chickpea for strawberry growers

Gerald Holmes, director of the Strawberry Center at California Polytechnic State University, shares three takeaways from a study on Macrophomina in chickpea that can benefit strawberry growers. See Holmes' key takeaways below. It’s helpful to... more »

Berries dominate as favorite Memorial Day fruits

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and in addition to honoring the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice, many Americans gather with family and friends and celebrate with food.... more »

NC State aims to grow a better strawberry

Chances are, that deep red, plump, ripe strawberry bursting with flavor that you picked fresh off the plant at your local farm was a Chandler. Or possibly a Camarosa. In a couple of years, it... more »

Texas strawberry season average amid up and down weather

Texas strawberry producers have experienced an average season so far despite freezes, drought and temperature variability impacting yields, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. The growing season started in October with planting,... more »

Wish Farms’ Pink-A-Boo Pineberries “taking TikTok by storm”

Wish Farms, an international grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and pineberries, is sharing the latest on Pink-A-Boo Pineberries. “Our newest berry is experiencing an exceptional amount of buzz, living up to... more »

Save Foods’ latest trial boosts shelf life of strawberries

A recent trial on strawberries from Save Foods revealed promising results whereby Save Foods’ research and development team managed to dramatically extend the shelf life of strawberries. Save Foods is an agri-food tech company specializing... more »

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