USDA recognizes that soil diseases are Enemy No. 1 for California strawberry growers.
Whether planting on new ground or replanting, sizing up the enemy — nematodes — is a must.
Soilborne pests and pathogens can be reduced by taking out last year’s red raspberry roots and crowns.
Monitoring performance and quick repairs are critical to successful applications.
Further removed from methyl bromide, nasty maladies like Fusarium are finding a way back into fields.
Strawberry farmers are dedicated to finding sustainable alternatives to fumigants such as methyl bromide.
Growers seek critical use exemptions to clean up weeds, nematodes, and disease in problem fields.
A soilless growing system for strawberries is being trialed out in California by one proactive grower.
Strawberry growers are seeing charcoal rot and Fusarium wilt show up in their fields since they have moved away from using methyl bromide.
Tiny pests can rob yields if left unnoticed and mismanaged.
In response to ever-increasing demands for new and improved soil fumigation solutions to replace methyl bromide, Arkema Inc. […]