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.

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.