Understanding strawberry root problems that impact berry farm profitability

Understanding strawberry root problems that impact berry farm profitability

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Crop Production

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County supports crop production by empowering stakeholders to make well-informed decisions that work for their specific needs. 

We provide research-based, unbiased, third-party information to farmers and the greater agriculture industry through farm visits, phone, and email communications, as well as educational programs and trainings. 

Get on our mailing list (mostly email only) for event notices and subscriptions - click here for details. 

Check out our pages on agricultural production for specific commodities, and contact our commercial agriculture educators for assistance.  Note that to consult these educators, except for livestock, you must produce those commodities commercially or be looking at becoming commercial.  

For information on soil testing and renting soil probes from our office, click here.  

Contact us and find out how we can help you and your agricultural business!  

Strawberry yates

Strawberry Root Problems

"Results of Eastern NY survey, this article describes findings of a survey (verifying) that weeds, soil-borne diseases and nematodes remain as significant barriers to profitability for strawberry farmers."

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Small fruit

Grape and Berry Manuals

New publication series in English, with Spanish translations, including detailed illustrations. The manuals are designed for worker training on proper pruning, harvest and sterilization methods.

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Last updated September 27, 2018