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Comience a Cultivar - "Modelos para el Futuro" Aulas Vivas
Comience a Cultivar - "Modelos para el Futuro" Aulas Vivas - Articles Articles
Penn State Extension se asoció con siete productores del Estado de Pensilvania para brindar demostraciones en granjas a agricultores nuevos, jóvenes y de minorías. More
Mowing the sudex cover crop at the blueberry site at Five Elements Farm. The sudex was sown to compete against weeds, and was incorporated to add organic matter to the soil. Photo by J. Bozzelli.
Adding Small Fruits to Your Small Farm - Articles Articles

Adding Small Fruits to Your Small Farm

Marley E Skinner, Robert Pollock, Mike Basedow

Consider diversifying your farm by adding small fruit like blueberries or strawberries. More
'Abion' strawberries and 'Polka' (left) and 'Josephine' raspberries (right) at Penn State's High Tunnel facility.
Growing Raspberries and Strawberries in Containers - Articles Articles
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) High and Low Tunnel Berry Project Update #1—information on growing strawberries and raspberries in containers. More
Paper wasps typically build their nest in high protected structures such as house or barn eaves.
Should Growers Befriend Wasps? - Articles Articles
Small fruit and vegetable growers understand the role that honeybees, bumblebees, and solitary bees play in pollination of crops. More
Different dormant plant sizes. Photo: K. Demchak, Penn State
Strawberry Establishment - Planting and Other Basics - Articles Articles
A successful strawberry planting hinges on getting the basics right at planting time. If you can pay attention to the basics, you are well on your way to having a vigorous planting. More
Louis Tedders, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
Tarnished Plant Bug - Articles Articles
Plant bugs are a large, diverse family of insects that feed by sucking sap from plants, especially parts with high rates of cell division like buds and flowers. More
Pest Alert - Omnivorous Leafroller
Pest Alert - Omnivorous Leafroller - Articles Articles
The omnivorous leafroller has recently been confirmed in a greenhouse in Pennsylvania. Your assistance is needed in monitoring this pest indoors and outdoors in Pennsylvania. More
Slugs on Strawberries
Slugs on Strawberries - Articles Articles
Although slugs are not insects, they can cause considerable damage that is not unlike insect damage. More
Spider Mites on Strawberries
Spider Mites on Strawberries - Articles Articles
The spider mites, Tetranychus spp., especially the twospotted spider mite, frequently attack strawberry plants. More
University of Georgia Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Strawberry Bud Weevil or Strawberry Clipper - Articles Articles
The strawberry bud weevil, Anthonomus signatus (Say), is one of the state's most destructive strawberry pests. More
Natalie Hummel, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Bugwood.org
Strawberry Sap Beetle - Articles Articles
The strawberry sap beetle is small, oval, and less than 1/8 inch long. More
Russ Ottens, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Tarnished Plant Bug and Other True Bugs on Strawberries - Articles Articles
This inconspicuous sucking plant bug is a general feeder attacking a great variety of cultivated and wild plants. More
Cheryl Moorehead, Bugwood.org
Meadow Spittlebug on Strawberries in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Nymphs of the meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius (L.), are small, orange to green insects enclosed in white, frothy, irregular masses 1/2 inch or more in diameter. More
Photo: Rich Marini
Strawberry Cultivars - An Historical View - Articles Articles
Do you think older strawberry cultivars tasted better than the newer cultivars? More
NJ 9-2-1 (trialed as NJ 3) was a high-yielding and excellent flavored variety but the berry shape is not typical. Photo: Tim Elkner
Strawberry Cultivars for Plasticulture - Articles Articles

Strawberry Cultivars for Plasticulture

Kathy Demchak, Timothy Elkner

We collected data on performance of strawberry cultivars in the second harvest year of a plasticulture planting. More
Strawberry Disease Photos - Angular Leaf Spot Bacterium
Strawberry Disease Photos - Angular Leaf Spot Bacterium - Articles Articles
Angular leaf spot is caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas fragariae. More
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos - Articles Articles
Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva. More
Extending the Garden Season with High Tunnels
Extending the Garden Season with High Tunnels - Articles Articles

Extending the Garden Season with High Tunnels

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D.

High tunnels offer plants protection from wet, saturated soils and low temperatures in the spring and fall, thereby extending the gardening season. More
'Malwina' fruit sprouting leaves. Photo: Kathy Demchak
Strawberry Cultivars for Matted-Rows - Articles Articles
We collected data on performance of sixteen cultivars or advanced selections of strawberries in the second harvest year of a matted-row trial. Some were great, and others had a few issues. More
USDA Agricultural Research Service , USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
White Grubs on Strawberries - Articles Articles
White grubs do severe damage when strawberries follow sod that has been infested with grubs. White grubs are the immature forms, or larvae, of May beetles or "June bugs." More
Growing Strawberries
Growing Strawberries - Articles Articles
Strawberries are the ideal fruit crop for growers with very limited space. More
The Home Fruit Garden - Getting Started
The Home Fruit Garden - Getting Started - Articles Articles
Home fruit gardening offers many benefits—exercise, enjoyment, a supply of delicious fruits, enhancement of the home landscape, and a truly educational experience. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Home Orchards: Table 2.4. Plant Protection Materials - Articles Articles
Informational table showing pesticides available for home garden use on various fruit crops. More
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 8.6. Pesticide Recommendations for Strawberries
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 8.6. Pesticide Recommendations for Strawberries - Articles Articles
The important insects and diseases to be controlled, except for viruses, root rot, verticillium wilt, and nematodes, are listed in the right-hand column in the spray schedule. More
Natalie Hummel, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Bugwood.org
Table 8.5 Efficacy of Insecticides and Miticides on Strawberries in Home Gardens - Articles Articles
Informational table showing efficacy of insecticides and miticides on strawberries. More
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