Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture
University of California
Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture



Crop production video series for Central Valley strawberry growers. Produced for Southeast Asian farmers in California by the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources with support from the National Research Initiative of the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, USDA.

Crop Production and Pest Management Slide Sets. These user-friendly slide sets were created for Southeast Asian and other limited resource strawberry growers by Chuck Ingels, Erica Chernoh, Jennifer Sowerwine, and Jenny Broome. The slide sets were developed under a USDA National Research Initiative grant, which was led by Jennifer Sowerwine, UC Berkeley. These slide sets were not peer-reviewed, and some information may be out of date. Always follow pesticide labels. Consult the UC IPM Strawberry Pest Management Guidelines for current information.

Soil and Land Preparation

Soil Solarization


Diseases and Nematodes

Insects and Slugs

Spider Mites

Fertigation - Applying fertilizers through the drip system

Cover Crops and Crop Rotations


For a searchable Google map of the strawberry farms in Sacramento:

Map of Sacramento Strawberry Stands


2018 Annual Strawberry Production Research Meeting - First Call
Announcing the 2018 UCCE Annual Strawberry Production Research meeting.  Event will be held...

Mark Makes the Front Page of the Santa Cruz Sentinel
Sort of surprised this morning to see my name included in a feature article on strawberry farming...

Opportunity for a Deep Dive on Botrytis Gray Mold
Thanks to Gerald Holmes and Scott Cosseboom from the CalPoly Strawberry Center, this coming...

One Time Only: Former Entomology Advisor Back in Town for Seminar
Our former Entomology Advisor Shimat Joseph will be back in town and presenting at a one time only...

Delving Deeper into the Concept of Supplemental Chill
Supplemental chill, also known as cold conditioning, takes place after harvest of the transplants,...

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