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Florida Strawberries

Fungus hits Florida strawberries

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.

Florida's brilliance strawberry variety a hit

The new Florida brilliance strawberry variety, which debuted last season, has proven to be a winner.

Florida strawberry volume growing after slow start

Florida’s 2019-20 strawberry deal got off to a slow start just before Thanksgiving, but grower-shippers said volume gradually was picking up, and supplies should be plentiful by the first of the year.

Wish Farms adds e-mail for berry lovers

Plant City, Fla.-based Wish Farms has been busy giving back the past few months with its “Berry Lover” e-mail campaign.

Florida brilliance variety shows promise in first season

Florida's fastest-growing strawberry variety also is its newest.