Controlling the plant pest in organic plantings can be possible with trapping, variety choices, as well as attract-and-kill strategies.
Driscoll’s alleges illegal use of its hybrid to cross breed for new varieties.
Central Florida-based growing operation Misty Organics is countering competition by filling a niche demand.
Research team works nights to expose potential in novel crop protection method.
Growers may get the full value from tissue culture transplants — and cut their labor costs — by adopting mulching.
Team of researchers also might be able to find genes that lead to increased flavor or aroma while maintaining firmness and shelflife.
Topics include the continuing hunger for caneberries, and taking pick-your-own to the extreme — 5 pounds of blackberries in 5 minutes.
Sixth annual fundraising event harvests more than $90,000 for the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.
Anaerobic soil disinfestation could be a way to mitigate the loss of methyl bromide.
Blackberry and raspberry growers now have Exirel to combat the threat of spotted wing drosophila.
Researchers seek to tame wild nature of Alpine strawberry varieties for potential commercial growth.
The Atwood family makes a go of it as first-generation farmers.
The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association honors Dr. Gina Fernandez for her distinguished service to the industry.
Blueberry production in containers can be a good option, especially for smaller growers without the desired acidic soils.
Recent finds of the damaging pest a reminder to ramp up crop protection measures.
USDA project, which also includes cranberries, is designed to sustain increasing demand by adapting to changing consumer preferences and expanding into new production regions.
Modern mechanization can potentially help Florida growers and many others beyond address ongoing workforce shortages.