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Strawberries Almost Ready

Our strawberries planted in the county are looking good and soon ready to pick. They are at 123 days today, planted on October 15h. This year, they’ve noticed that the plants seem to be further along than usual. This is good for many reasons. Picking will start in the next…
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Strawberries Taste Good

The strawberries are now ready and it’s been one week of picking and eating. Everybody is talking about how sweet they taste. Mr. Stanley grew a variety called Camarosa. This is one of the 3 main U-Pick varieties and is also very sweet. Camarosa is a mid-season variety where Sweet…
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Spider Mites in Strawberries

We’ve been fighting the spider mites for the last few weeks in the strawberries. They are reproducing, and this is giving us trouble. This week, we got a better kill though. They were even active after the very cold weather 3 weeks ago. I’m mostly seeing two-spotted spider mites, but…
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Field Crop Update

With produce, the month of December is not always laid back for farmers. Though I think we’ve had a good month since we have gotten some rain. It’s also good to have cold weather in December for a change… We’ve had a few foggy days these last two weeks as…
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