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Fungus hits Florida strawberries

Jan 15, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Growing organic strawberries has never been easy for Florida farmers, but the task got a lot more challenging in late December, when a fungus called Pestalotiopsis took hold in some of the state’s berry fields.
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Automated harvest is getting closer

Dec 28, 2018 by Tom Karst
The time for automated harvest of strawberries is getting closer, said Gary Wishnatzki, co-founder of Harvest CROO Robotics and president, CEO and owner of Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla.