NEW FOR GROWERS!
Crop production video series for Central Valley strawberry growers. Produced for Southeast Asian farmers in California by the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources with support from the National Research Initiative of the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, USDA.
Crop Production and Pest Management Slide Sets. These user-friendly slide sets were created for Southeast Asian and other limited resource strawberry growers by Chuck Ingels, Erica Chernoh, Jennifer Sowerwine, and Jenny Broome. The slide sets were developed under a USDA National Research Initiative grant, which was led by Jennifer Sowerwine, UC Berkeley. These slide sets were not peer-reviewed, and some information may be out of date. Always follow pesticide labels. Consult the UC IPM Strawberry Pest Management Guidelines for current information.
Fertigation - Applying fertilizers through the drip system
For a searchable Google map of the strawberry farms in Sacramento:
Comparing the Yields of J Rooted Strawberry Plants vs Normally Rooted Plants
Posted 10/17/2014 - Got a rather lengthy text from a colleague this afternoon concerning J rooting of strawberry plants...
Impact of current drought and recommendations for strawberries and vegetables
Posted 10/17/2014 - Average annual precipitation in California is 200 million acre-feet, out of which 42% of water is...
Vinegar flies and bomb detection
Posted 10/17/2014 - Interesting short piece on the potential to use "fruit flies" (these would actually be vinegar...
Informational Site on Composting Facilities
Posted 10/14/2014 - In reference to the previous article concerning contamination of compost, you can get more details...
Verticillium wilt and Compost Amendments
Posted 10/10/2014 - Verticillium dahliae is the cause of Verticillium wilt, a disease that affects strawberries and...