New “Snapshot” describes strawberry farming practices, innovation, and research to benefit the environment, communities, and the economy
Earlier this month, California governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to expedite critical work like levee repairs and debris removal to help protect and prepare local communities in anticipation of another possible wet season.
Nearly 500 strawberry growers, shippers, processors, researchers and agricultural stakeholders gathered on August 3 for the seventh annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day, the largest research and education event for the California strawberry industry.
From Ventura County in Southern California, north through San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, to Monterey and Santa Cruz counties, the onslaught of rain, wind, and floods are approaching $200 million in potential damages to California’s strawberry farms.
A $1 million dollar grant has been awarded to the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) Strawberry Center to research methods to combat soil-borne diseases that harm strawberry plants.
Former California Strawberry Commission Chairman and longtime Board member, Neil Nagata was honored last night as the San Diego County Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year.
A daily serving of freeze-dried strawberry powder, equivalent to one cup of fresh berries, lowered total cholesterol (TC) by almost 3% and LDL cholesterol (LDL C) by almost 5%, according to a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study recently published by the Journal of the American Nutrition Association.
Today the California Strawberry Commission hosted an exclusive "Million Ways to Love Strawberries" event at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel to celebrate peak strawberry season, the unique versatility and love consumers have for the vibrant, healthy berry, and the extraordinary people who grow them.
California Strawberries kicks off peak season with the launch of its national 'Love, Strawberries' Jingle Contest.
In time for National Strawberry Day, California Strawberries is set to amplify strawberries and their many health benefits via the new year-long, consumer-focused campaign ‘Love, Strawberries.’