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2012-03-05 22:50:52

Organic cultivation methods not only benefit biodiversity; they also appear to have a positive effect on the ecosystem service pollination. In a study of strawberry plants in Skåne, the proportion of fully pollinated flowers was significantly higher on organic farms. This is shown in new research from Lund University in Sweden. The study is based on studies of strawberry plants on twelve farms in the county of Skåne, Sweden. On the farms with 'KRAV' organic...

2011-06-22 22:42:01

High tunnels extend growing season, provide economical options for local growers In response to increased awareness generated by the expanding local foods movement, demand for fresh strawberries has increased throughout the United States. The fresh market strawberry industry in the U.S. flourishes in California and Florida"”states with ideal weather conditions and long growing seasons. Even with challenging growing conditions, small-scale strawberry production operations succeed in...

2011-06-16 05:55:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HSBC, "the world's local bank" and official banking partner of Wimbledon, is teaming up with some of New York's most popular restaurants, bakeries and food trucks to create unique culinary experiences as part of "HSBC Bank presents Wimbledon 2011 at Rockefeller Center®." In an expansion of the Bank's fourth-annual Wimbledon program, select locations will serve "A Taste of Wimbledon" -- special desserts in honor of the...

2011-06-01 12:07:00

CHESHUNT, England, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Real Food has announced that Britain's spring heat wave has led to the biggest and best quality English strawberry crop for 20 years growers have reported. The glut of English strawberries - considered by experts to be the best in the world - will result in an estimated 50 per cent reduction in UK retailers bringing in imports. Experts say that Britain's warmer than usual March and April heat wave produced perfect growing conditions...

2011-05-03 04:30:00

Strawberry Cooking, Baking and Noshing Adventures Made Easy with "Strawberry Recipes for Everyday" in Print and e-Book Formats Just in Time for Mother's Day Sales Benefit the California Strawberry Scholarship Program WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the new fascination on the timeless art of home cooking and nutrition, the California Strawberry Commission today announced the availability of a new cookbook full of chef-created, mouth-watering strawberry...

2011-04-06 13:31:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 6, 2011/PRNewswire- USNewswire/ -- A new study by The Ohio State University suggests strawberries may help prevent human esophageal cancer. This news comes at a time when, according to the American Cancer Society, more than 16,000 new cases of the disease will be diagnosed in the United States this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC92473LOGO) According to lead researcher, Tong Chen, M.D., Ph.D., strawberries may help protect those at...

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2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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