Early spring is the time to plant strawberries.
Proper watering and yearly renovation can help stem strawberry gray mold, also known as Botrytis fruit rot.
Almost half of all new farmers' markets close within, or after, their first year of operation according to a new study from Oregon State University.
It’s strawberry season and even we have caught strawberry fever! The Mid-Valley Small Farms team is excited to announce that they are conducting new research on strawberry production. This Research and Extension program, supported by the Oregon Strawberry Commission, will focus on best practices for organic and conventional, day-neutral strawberries for fresh market.
Farmers’ markets in the Pacific Northwest and across the United States are experiencing exceptional popularity with consumers and growth in numbers. This report examines the conditions associated with success and failure of individual farmers’ markets and provides information and recommendations for market organizers to assist with their decision making and strategic planning.