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.

Central American adds Honduran okra

Dec 19, 2019 by Jim Offner
Central American Produce Inc. now has a full-time okra program out of Honduras and a full-time papaya program from Guatemala for the first time, said Michael Warren, president.