NSSI News

Highlighted News Coverage of the National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative 2013.

2013

12-5-2013 Pocahontas Star - Sustainable strawberry production workshop set for Dec. 18 at UAPB (NSIS, Div of Ag)

12-3 UA News - Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert (Chieri Kubota)http://uanews.org/story/growing-hydroponic-strawberries-in-the-desert

11-29 Nebraska Ag Almanac - UNL Strawberry Research (Ellen Paparozzi)http://real.unl.edu/programs/AgAlmanac/112513/Paparozzi.mp3

11-25 Arkansas Business - University of Arkansas Agri Division Inventions Generate Revenue (Curt Rom, Elena Garcia)http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/95805/university-of-arkansas-agri-division-inventions-generate-revenue?page=all

11-25 Horti Daily - US: AgriLife Extension opens doors to Texas strawberry industry revitalization (Russ Wallace, NSSI,) http://www.hortidaily.com/article/4860/US-AgriLife-Extension-opens-doors-to-Texas-strawberry-industry-revitalization

11-21 Tucson News Now – Arizona Strawberry Day is coming (Chieri Kubota, CARS)
http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/24039212/arizona-strawberry-day-is-coming

11-20 EverythingLubbock.com - Growing Strawberries in the South Plains? (Russ Wallace, NSSI) http://www.everythinglubbock.com/story/growing-strawberries-in-the-south-plains/d/story/Wk7Y6tXyskqVif0oEikoBQ

 

11-19 The Grower - Texas growers, researchers work to expand strawberry industry (Russ Wallace, NSSI) http://www.thegrower.com/news/Texas-growers-researchers-work-to-expand-strawberry-industry-232578591.htmlhttp://www.thegrower.com/news/Texas-growers-researchers-work-to-expand-strawberry-industry-232578591.html

11-19 Gilmer (Texas) Mirror - AgriLife Extension opens doors to Texas strawberry industry revitalization (Russ Wallace, NSSI, CARS)http://www.gilmermirror.com/view/full_story/24083763/article-AgriLife-Extension-opens-doors-to-Texas-strawberry-industry-revitalization?instance=special_coverage_bullets_right_column

11-19 AgriLife Today - AgriLife Extension opens doors to Texas strawberry industry revitalization (Russ Wallace, NSSI) https://today.agrilife.org/2013/11/19/agrilife-extension-opens-doors-to-texas-strawberry-industry-revitalization/

11-14 PerishableNews.com - University of FL/IFAS Team Awarded Strawberry Sustainability Grant (Jeffrey Brecht)  http://www.perishablenews.com/index.php?article=0032974

 

11-12 The Packer - Wal-Mart grant examines strawberry waste during handling (Jeffrey Brecht) http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/Wal-Mart-grant-examines-strawberry-waste-during-handling-231571861.html

 

11-7 AgProfessional- Funding of research to grow organic strawberries (Carlene Chase, NSSI, CARS) http://www.agprofessional.com/news/Funding-of-research-to-grow-organic-strawberries-230867321.html

11-6 The Grower - Project looks to predict strawberry shelf life, reduce waste (Jeffrey Brecht) http://www.thegrower.com/news/Project-will-look-to-predict-strawberry-shelf-life-230881201.html

11-6 The Grower - UF researchers work to develop organic strawberry growing methods (Carlene Chase) http://www.thegrower.com/news/UF-researchers-work-to-develop-organic-strawberry-growing-methods-230884531.html

9-9 High Plains Journal- High tunnels can expand growing season for fruit farmers (Elena Garcia)http://www.hpj.com/archives/2013/sep13/sep9/0823WintertimeStrawberries2PIXsr.cfm

9-3 Leamington Grower-Arkansas looks at winter strawberry production under tunnels (Elena Garcia)

8-31 Newton Co Times-Research leading to winter strawberries (Elena Garcia)
http://newtoncountytimes.com/news/research-leading-to-winter-strawberries/article_5304c5b8-1026-11e3-8069-0019bb2963f4.html

8-29 Pocahontas Star - Strawberries in the snow, project for wintertime berries (Elena Garcia)

8-27 The Grower - Arkansas looks at winter strawberry production under tunnels (Elena Garcia) http://www.thegrower.com/news/Arkansas-ex-221351101.html

8-23 Arkansas Farm Bureau news -Strawberries in the snow: Project shoots for wintertime berries (Elena Garcia) http://www.arfb.com/media-communications/press-releases/2013/strawberries_in_the_snow_project_shoots_for_wintertime_berries/

8-22 Agfax.com - Arkansas: Project Shoots for Wintertime Strawberries (Elena Garcia) http://agfax.com/2013/08/22/arkansas-project-shoots-for-wintertime-strawberries/

8-22 University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture - Strawberries in Snow; Project Shoots for Wintertime Berries (Elena Garcia)http://www.uaex.edu/news/august2013/0823ArkStrawberryHighTunnels.html#.Uh-9wTash8E

7-28 Magnolia Reporter - Training program has goal of year-round strawberries (Michael Evans, Rom)

7-22 Beatrice (Neb.) Daily Sun - UNL team to participate in strawberry research project (Curt Rom), http://beatricedailysun.com/news/local/scrapbook/unl-team-to-participate-in-strawberry-research-project/article_4c1f3207-4c8a-5680-9c23-9d83955d3f9b.html

7-16 Horti Daily - New videos to show hydroponics-based strawberry growing (Michael Evans, Curt Rom), http://www.hortidaily.com/article/2976/US-New-videos-to-show-hydroponics-based-strawberry-growing

7-11 The Grower-Videos will show how to grow hydroponic strawberries (Michael Evans), http://www.thegrower.com/news/Videos-will-show-how-to-grow-hydroponic-strawberries-215075031.html

6-27 Copperas Cove (Texas) Leader Press - Extension specialist receives grant for future strawberry revitalization (NSIS)

6-24 UA-Pine Bluff - UAPB researcher receives grant aimed at improving strawberry production (Div of Ag, CARS, Rom) http://uapbnews.wordpress.com/2013/06/24/uapb-researcher-receives-grant-aimed-at-improving-strawberry-production/

6-18 Delta Farm Press - Grants awarded to projects for strawberry sustainability (Curt Rom, CARS, Div of Ag)

6-14 The Republic (Columbus, Ind.) TSU joins other researchers studying sustainable strawberry production (U of Arkansas, NSIS)

6-14 Knoxville News - TSU Participates in strawberry project (U of Ark, NSIS),http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2013/jun/14/tsu-participates-in-strawberry-project/

6-14 High Plains Journal - KSU researcher awarded $67,000 grant to boost strawberry production (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom)

6-13 Growing - Strawberry breeding program receives national strawberry sustainability initiative grants (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom)

6-12 White Hall Journal - Local researcher receives grant (Div of Ag, Curt Rom),http://www.whitehalljournal.com/article/20130619/NEWS/130619689/1001/NEWS

6-12 Tennessee State University news - TSU partners with UARK to study sustainable strawberry production (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom),http://tnstatenewsroom.com/archives/11696

6-12 Salisbury (NC) Post - Research campus receives national grants for strawberry breeding (CARS, Div of Ag),http://www.salisburypost.com/article/20130612/SP01/130619888/

6-12 In the Field (blog) - NC Strawberry research gets boost from grant (Div of Ag, CARS), Pattison http://info.ncagr.com/blog/?p=20442

6-9 Kansas City InfoZine- Kansas State University Researcher Awarded Grant to Boost U.S. Strawberry Production (Div of Ag, CARS),http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/56119/

6-7 USAgNet - Kansas researcher awarded grant to boost strawberry production (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom), http://www.usagnet.com/story-national.php?Id=1298&yr=2013

6-5 Growing Produce-Strawberry sustainability focus of grants (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom) http://www.growingproduce.com/article/34566/strawberry-sustainability-focus-of-grants

6-5 Fresh Plaza-Strawberry breeding program receives national sustainability initiative grants (Curt Rom, CARS, Patttison),http://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=109933

6-5 Gardener Edge - Kansas State University researcher awarded grant to boost U.S. strawberry production (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom),http://www.gardneredge.com/news/2013/06/05/7119-kansas-state-university-researcher-awarded-grant-to-boost-u-s-strawberry-production#.UgUSZJKR-v0

6-4 The Grower - NC State receives funding for 3 sustainable strawberry projects (NSIS, UA), http://www.thegrower.com/news/NC-State-receives-funding-for-3-sustainable-strawberry-projects-210109031.html

6-3 Plants for Human Health Institute - Strawberry breeding program receives national grants from the Walmart Foundation (Div of Ag, CARS, Jeremy Pattison, Brian Whipker, Michelle Schroeder-Moreno)http://plantsforhumanhealth.ncsu.edu/2013/06/03/strawberry-breeding-program-receives-national-grants-from-the-walmart-foundation/

6-3 Hort Daily - Div of Ag awards grants to projects for strawberry sustainability (Div of Ag, CARS, Curt Rom)

5-31 Gilmer Mirror-AgriLife Extension specialist receives grant for future strawberry work (Div of Ag, CARS), http://www.gilmermirror.com/view/full_story/22777121/article-AgriLife-Extension-specialist-receives-grant-for-future-strawberry-work

5-31 AgriLife Today - AgriLife Extension specialist receives grant for future strawberry work (Russ Wallace) http://today.agrilife.org/2013/05/31/agrilife-extension-specialist-receives-grant-for-future-strawberry-work/

5-30 SE Agnet - U of Florida among grant recipients for strawberry research (Div of Ag), http://southeastagnet.com/2013/05/30/university-of-florida-among-grant-recipients-for-strawberry-research/

5-29 The Grower - Sustainable strawberry initiative awards $2.6 million in grants (Div of Ag), http://www.thegrower.com/news/Sustainable-strawberry-initiative-awards-26-million-in-grants-209335581.html

4-26 Arkansas Farm Bureau video - Expanding Strawberry production (Jennie Popp, Curt Rom) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwJ0DXAXVSo

3-27 KUAF-FM (NPR-Fayetteville) – Strawberry sustainability (Curt Rom)
http://www.kuaf.org/content/bringing-strawberry-back

3-22 The Irresistible Fleet of Bicycles (Blog) - Strawberry sustainability grant (Div of Ag) http://thegreenhorns.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/strawberry-sustainability-grant/

3-6 RFD-TV - Strawberry research (Curt Rom) http://www.myruraltv.com/?q=news/strawberry-research

2-28 Philanthropy News Digest - U of Arkansas receives $3 million from Walmart Foundation for Strawberry Research, http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/news/story.jhtml?id=411900005

2-27 Yahoo News India - Walmart wants you to have local strawberries (Heather Friedrich, Curt Rom, http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/02/26/walmart-grown-strawberries-near-you

2-25 The Packer - Walmart awards grant for strawberry sustainability (Curt Rom),http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/Wal-Mart-awards-grant-for-strawberry-sustainability-193129681.html

2-25 Seedquest - Walmart Foundation donates $3 million to U of Ark for strawberry sustainability (Mark Cochran, Curt Rom, Marty Matlock)http://www.seedquest.com/news.php?type=news&id_article=34251&id_region=&id_category=56&id_crop=