New Hampshire researchers extend strawberry season

· July 11, 2017

The New England strawberry season can now be marked from mid-July all the way through Thanksgiving, after researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire succeeded in quadrupling the length of the Granite State’s strawberry growing season. New Hampshire’s strawberry season traditionally lasts only four to six weeks. However, […]

CA strawberry growers: Stop the battle over breeding

· May 5, 2017

A group of 60 independent strawberry growers – representing one-third of the planted acreage of California’s strawberry industry – are petitioning state leaders to resolve a messy legal dispute between two respected agricultural researchers and the University of California, Davis. The coalition sent letters to UC Davis, the UC Board of Regents, and the California […]

California startup releases pathogen testing kit for soil

· July 26, 2016

Trace Genomics, a startup company based in San Francisco, has released a soil testing kit that will help to diagnose pathogens that may be found in soil. For it’s debut, the pathogen panel can only identify diseases that affect strawberries and lettuce, but in the coming months, the company hopes to expand the testing to […]

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