Sneak Peek: November 2022 Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

Clint Thompson Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

The November issue of Specialty Crop Industry Magazine provides a look at Hurricane Ian and its impact on Florida’s blueberry and strawberry crops. The storm passed through Florida in late September. It brought rains and heavy winds that flooded blueberry bushes and delayed strawberry plantings. Denise Attaway, a writer/editor for the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson …

Sneak Peek: October 2022 Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

Jim Rogers Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

The October issue of Specialty Crop Industry Magazine focuses on strawberries, one of the top fruits produced in the Southeast. Jeff Cook and Garrett Hibbs, county Extension coordinators for University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension, along with Phillip Brannen, UGA Extension fruit disease specialist, provide tips for managing different fungal diseases which pose the biggest threat to production, other than …

Sneak Peek: August 2022 Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

Clint Thompson Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

The August issue of Specialty Crop Industry Magazine highlights blueberry cultivation in soilless substrates. Gerardo Nunez, assistant professor of horticulture at the University of Florida in Gainesville, talks about the practice which is increasing in popularity across the world. While blueberry bushes are known for requiring drained, acidic soils that are high in organic matter, these characteristics are not common …