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Supermarkets as Alternative Market Outlets for Virginia-Grown Berries
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2019-02-28)
Assesses the potential demand for berry crops among supermarkets in Virginia. Also examines the requirements producers must adhere to in order to successfully sell to supermarkets.
Weed Management in Small Fruit Crops
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-01-23)
Discusses management of weeds for small fruit crops, including use of chemical controls, and cover crops.
Shoppers Guide for Berry Plants in the Mid-Atlantic and the Carolinas
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-09-22)
Provides information about nurseries that specialize in blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries. Notes whether these nurseries are wholesale or retail, how they ship plants, and other business policies.
A Longer Marketing Life for Blackberry and Raspberry Fruit
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-05-11)
Discusses how to improve shelf life of blackberries and raspberries by choice of cultivars for fruits that are firm and have tough skin, harvest time, harvest time, packing, grading, transportation, and handling.
Small Fruit in the Home Garden
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-09-26)
This document provides information about small fruit crops for the home garden, including grapes, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and strawberries. Provides information about where these plants should be located, ...
Evaluation of Blackberry Varieties in Virginia
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-10-07)
Several varieties of blackberries (Rubus spp.) at several Virginia farms were evaluated for crop yield quantity and quality.
A Survey of Strawberry Production Practices in Virginia
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2019-08-12)
Analyzes the findings of a 2016 survey of Virginia strawberry growers.
Frost/Freeze Protection in Strawberry
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-08-27)
Discusses ways to protect strawberry plants from frost and freeze conditions.
2014 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-02-19)
New varieties and strains of vegetables are constantly being developed throughout the world and it is impossible to list and describe all of them, only those that are available and are adapted to the mid-Atlantic region ...
Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations, 2016-2017
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-03-06)
Provides current information for the commercial vegetable grower to assist in managerial choices about vegetable varieties, pesticides, equipment, irrigation, fertilizer, and cultural practices.