SCRI Project

We have leveraged the networks and expertise developed through the NSSI program to submit an SCRI planning grant proposal, “Planning to Increase the Productivity and Competitiveness of Sustainable Strawberry Systems.” The goal of the planning grant is to utilize our…

Grower Profile: Ben Butler

Written by Debby Wechsler   Ben Butler – Butler’s Orchard Germantown, Maryland   Project: Implementing Low-Cost Wireless Sensor Networks for Irrigation, Nutrient Management and Frost Protection of Strawberry John Lea-Cox, University of Maryland   When George and Shirley Butler started…

Grower Profile: Ian Greene

This post is the first in a series of stories about the growers who participated in and were impacted by the National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative. Written by Debby Wechsler   Ian Greene – Production R&D Manager, Pacific Berry Farms Project: Sustainable…