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2010-06-23 11:30:00

Millions of Flats of Flavorful, Bright Red and Juicy Strawberries Arriving at Markets Across the Country Top California Chef Shares Tips on Selection and Storage of the Season's Abundant Strawberries WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record number of California strawberries are coloring markets and filling shopping baskets across the nation, and consumers everywhere want to know how to make the most of this summertime opportunity. The growers of 38,000 acres of...

2010-05-03 14:10:00

Astronauts could one day tend their own crops on long space missions, and Purdue University researchers have found a healthy candidate to help satisfy a sweet tooth - a strawberry that requires little maintenance and energy.

2010-04-16 09:55:53

Research offers recommendations for improved commercial strawberry handling.

2010-03-09 07:12:00

New Study Shows Eating Strawberries Daily Can Quickly Improve Health National Nutrition Month: The American Dietetic Association urges people to focus on making healthy choices when it comes to eating and exercise. Get motivated by taking the California Strawberry "Eat Healthy to Win" Challenge. WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --When it comes to eating healthy, most people know it's a good long-term choice, but what they may not know is that eating certain foods daily can...

2010-01-13 07:12:00

Collection of Hand-Picked Recipes, Chefs and Bloggers Featuring One of the World's Healthiest and Favorite Foods First of its Kind App Is Now Available for Free Download in Apple's App Store WATSONVILLE, Calif., Jan.

2009-12-17 15:26:22

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) have developed a plant-sorting machine that uses computer vision and machine learning to inspect and grade harvested strawberry plants and then mechanically sort them by quality — tasks that until now could only be done manually.

2009-10-05 11:50:00

New Study Further Validates Advice to Eat More Strawberries to Improve Health WATSONVILLE, Calif., Oct.

2009-09-06 07:34:42

Advanced matted-row system proves most environmentally sustainable.

2009-07-29 14:40:00

Latest Research Provides More Reasons to Eat America's Favorite Fruit WATSONVILLE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strawberries are good for your brain, according to breaking news out of the 2009 Berry Health Symposium.

2009-06-26 15:22:40

Three separate vendors have announced plans to sell strawberry-flavored bratwurst at and on the sidelines of the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival in Wisconsin. The strawberry brat market at the festival was for years cornered by Hoffmann's Market, but the owner of the business, Dave Hoffmann, retired and closed up his shop in November, leaving three sausage makers scrambling to fill the strawberry brat niche, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday. Steve Biertzer, a former Hoffman's...

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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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