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OFGA Summer Field Days
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May 30th
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OFGA Summer Field Days

By Chris McGuire

Organic Berry ProductionJune 14, 2024 10 am – 2 pm.  Blue Fruit Farm, Winona MN Join the Organic Fruit Growers Association, the UW-Madison Emerging Crops […]

Managing Thrips, Tarnished Plant Bugs, and Mites in Strawberry Fields
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May 30th
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Managing Thrips, Tarnished Plant Bugs, and Mites in Strawberry Fields

By Christelle Guédot

As the strawberry growing season progresses, it is essential for berry growers to remain vigilant against pests such as thrips, tarnished plant bugs (TPB), and […]

Fruit Phenology Update April 26, 2024
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Apr 26th
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Fruit Phenology Update April 26, 2024

By Amaya Atucha

This past week, we have experienced several frost events. On 4/20 and 4/21, temperatures across the state dropped to 25˚ F in central and northern […]

Fruit Phenology Update April 11, 2024
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Apr 12th
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Fruit Phenology Update April 11, 2024

By Amaya Atucha and Christelle Guédot

This week we have experienced much warmer temperatures than the last 2 weeks, with highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s […]

Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 28, 2023
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Oct 5th
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Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 28, 2023

By By Ariana Abbrescia, Christelle Guédot, Leslie Holland, Jarret Miles-Kroening

This will be the final scouting report for the year. Thanks for a great season! This scouting session for our day-neutral organic strawberry project at […]

Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 21, 2023
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Oct 2nd
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Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 21, 2023

By Ariana Abbrescia, Christelle Guédot, Leslie Holland, Jarret Miles-Kroening

This scouting session for our day-neutral organic strawberry project at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station (WMARS) was conducted Thursday, September 21st in the morning. […]

Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 14, 2023
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Sep 21st
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Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 14, 2023

By Ariana Abbrescia, Christelle Guédot, Leslie Holland, Jarret Miles-Kroening

This scouting session for our day-neutral organic strawberry project at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station (WMARS) was conducted Thursday, September 14th in the afternoon. […]

Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 8, 2023
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Sep 20th
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Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for September 8, 2023

By Ariana Abbrescia, Christelle Guédot, Leslie Holland, Jarret Miles-Kroening

This scouting session for our day-neutral organic strawberry project at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station (WMARS) was conducted Friday, September 8th in the morning. […]

Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for August 30, 2023
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Sep 7th
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Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for August 30, 2023

By Ariana Abbrescia, Christelle Guédot, Leslie Holland, Jarret Miles-Kroening

This scouting session for our day-neutral organic strawberry project at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station (WMARS) was conducted Wednesday, August 30th in the afternoon. […]

Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for August 25, 2023
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Sep 7th
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Organic Day Neutral Strawberry Scouting Report for August 25, 2023

By Ariana Abbrescia, Christelle Guédot, Leslie Holland, Jarret Miles-Kroening

This scouting session for our day-neutral organic strawberry project at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station (WMARS) was conducted Friday, August 25th in the afternoon. […]