The U.S. strawberry industry by Bertelsen, Diane R.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, ERS-NASS [distributor in [Washington, DC], Herndon, VA .

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  • Strawberries -- United States.,
  • Strawberry industry -- United States.,
  • Fruit trade -- United States -- Statistics.

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Other titlesUS strawberry industry
StatementDiane Bertelsen.
SeriesStatistical bulletin -- no. 914, Statistical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 914.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 34 p.
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL17113886M

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The most detrimental, potential supply-side impact to the U.S. strawberry industry is the safety and availability of farm employees, particularly as California’s peak strawberry season is rapidly approaching.

The U.S. embassy in Mexico announced that it. A nationwide project is seeking grower input on how to achieve a sustainable strawberry industry that supports farmers, takes care of the environment and provides healthful food to consumers. The National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative (NSSI) began with a $4 million, two-year grant from the Walmart Foundation that funded 26 projects in   “The strawberry industry’s predicament is just one example of how our strategy of dominating ecological systems and focusing on increased output at all cost is short-sighted, with diminishing returns,” writes Emily Monosson in a Science magazine review.

“Recent efforts to work with, rather than against, natural systems suggest a path. The Strawberry Farm industry is in the Berry Crops category, and the Agricultural Production - Crops sector.

With companies, this industry employs approximately 6, people in the United States. The Strawberry Farm industry is disproportionally concentrated in the states of. A tour de force."--Michael J. Watts, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley "Julie Guthman's new book elegantly ties together a complex of work, land, capital, ecology, and knowledge to present a rich and gripping analysis of the crisis in California strawberry production, and its possible futures."--Raj Patel, author of Stuffed /5(3).

Downloadable. Record-high U.S. strawberry production in and another large crop anticipated in continue the growth trend that began in the 's.

California produced nearly 80 percent of the U.S. crop on less than half of the strawberry acreage due to higher output per acre than other States. Grower and retail prices for fresh strawberries usually follow strong seasonal The U.S. strawberry industry book and. This paper models the U.S.

strawberry market and examines how increasing imports from Mexico affect the prices and shipment values of California and Florida winter strawberries. The Synthetic Inverse Demand System is used to quantify the impact of Mexican shipments on the prices of strawberries.

The estimation results indicate that market prices are responsive to supply from each of the three Cited by: 6.

“The NSSI was a unique program that has, as presented in the e-books, created significant impact within the strawberry industries of the U.S. and is helping expand the industry and revitalize production in many states,” Rom said.

“Strawberry plants are delicate. Any disease can take them down.” And the industry will face an even more uphill battle when the chloropicrin and Telone that have replaced methyl bromide as go-to fumigants become too expensive or are regulated out of existence, University of California, Santa Cruz sociologist Judy Guthman asserts in a new : The U.S.

strawberry industry book Hearden. Abstract. Strawberry (Fragaria ×ananassa) production practices followed by growers in the United States vary by tanding the challenges, needs, and opportunities in each region is essential to guide research, policy, and marketing strategies for the strawberry industry across the country, and to enable the development of general and region-specific educational and production : Jayesh B.

Samtani, Curt R. Rom, Heather Friedrich, Steven A. Fennimore, Chad E. Finn, Andrew Petran. The simulation results suggest that rapidly growing Mexican shipments will cause large losses to the U.S.

strawberry industry, posing challenges to the sustainability and survival of the industry, particularly that of the Florida industry. Policy implications and recommendations for the industry are by: 6. Guthman’s forthcoming book will examine how efforts to manage a single soil pathogen (Verticillium dahliae) gave rise to the modern strawberry industry –and the impact in California.

Guthman will also discuss her other studies of Big Agriculture in America and its. and nutritious strawberry is one of U.S. consumers’ favorite fruits, with the average American consuming eight pounds of strawberries per year. The development of year-round production, driven by consumer demand, has allowed national production to double in the past 20 years, increasing the strawberry industry’s worth to $ billion.

Guthman’s book will also address strawberry breeding and recent developments in genomic marking. Originally, there were infinite possibilities in strawberry breeding, said Guthman.

But the industry has generally bred for shelf life, size, and color, “and not so much for taste, and unfortunately, not for pathogen resistance, which has now. The South American industry accounts for ≈4% of the total world strawberry production, but the strawberry plays important social and economic roles on the continent, since straw-berry farms.

The award winning team of Foley and Carpenter traveled to 8 states to tell the story of the U.S. strawberry industry by talking with farmers and workers, scientist and.

List the top strawberry producing regions in the U.S. Identify the most common farming practices used in the production of strawberries. ITRTI. Strawberries are a high value crop in the United States. The U.S. is, in fact, the.

world’s largest producer of strawberries, accounting for nearly one-third of the world’s total production. Social scientist Julie Guthman's new book, Wilted: Pathogens, Chemicals, and the Fragile Future of the Strawberry Industry, tells the little-known story of how the strawberry overcame all obstacles to become an everyday treat all around the U.S.—thanks to lucky breeding, smart marketing, and some left-over tear gas from World War I.

But today. Strawberry Production in California Daniel Geisseler and William R. Horwath Background With strawberries being a highly perishable fruit, the California strawberry industry developed within easy reach of large population centers early in the 20th century [5].

In40% of the strawberry acreage was located in Los Angeles and Orange Counties,File Size: KB. PPI of strawberries in South Korea ; Off-trade retail volume of strawberry juice drinks in the UK ; U.S. consumers' comparison of healthfulness: avocados versus strawberries The strawberry industry arose in Arkansas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when the advent of railroads made possible the profitable shipping of the fruit.

For farmers, especially those who sell their crops locally, strawberries “kick off” the growing season because of their early ripening. By the time strawberry plants have stopped producing, other fruits and. Downloadable. This paper models the U.S. strawberry market and examines how increasing imports from Mexico affect the prices and shipment values of California and Florida winter strawberries.

The Synthetic Inverse Demand System is used to quantify the impact of Mexican shipments on the prices of strawberries. The estimation results indicate that market prices are responsive to supply from each Cited by: 6. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S.

organic strawberry market. It presents the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics. The strawberry industry in the early twentieth century was dominated by Japanese immigrants, who represented not only the labor force but also some of the most experienced : Dana Goodyear.

‘Strawberry Fever’ Grows Across U.S. Sunday at AM Arkansas had a bigger strawberry industry than in recent years and was a major producer nationally. But the appearance of two insects — the strawberry crown borer and the strawberry weevil — devastated crops.

including the downloadable e-book "Moving the. It was also very interesting to get a glimpse of strawberry history in California and a look at the food industry.

Lots of Japanese in this book, used authentically as an Issei would use it. A quick and enjoyable This is an engaging read/5. Baum's book provides a wealth of heretofore unavailable information on marketing in the strawberry industry.

It contains invaluable insights by an insider gleaned from many years of experience. It is required reading for anyone with an interest in the industry.-Dr.

George Tolley, professor emeritus, University of Chicago"Quest is an important Format: Paperback. For the past five years I have been studying California’s strawberry industry, which currently is the state’s sixth most important commodity in terms of the value of crops sold.

Strawberries. The powerful fumigant methyl bromide will be retired from California's strawberry fields at the end of this year after more than 20 years of fierce debate over its effects and alternatives. Strawberry Days tells the vivid and moving tale of the creation and destruction of a Japanese immigrant World War II, Bellevue, the now-booming "edge city" on the outskirts of Seattle, was a prosperous farm town renowned for its strawberries.4/5.

Cover Stories Strawberry Growers Face a Complicated Future. Why the entire ag industry is watching the fields of Santa Cruz County.

Joji Muramoto, a researcher at UCSC who has been studying organic strawberry production for over 20 years, says flooding fields with water and rice bran or grape pomace has shown promise as a method of controlling strawberry wilt and rot. It took the strawberry industry nearly three decades to capitulate.

For years, the industry applied for, and received, critical-use exemptions. Officially, methyl bromide’s use on strawberry fields ended in (its application to strawberry rootstock or starts is another story also covered in Guthman’s book). The strawberry industry in the region does not face great competition from imports, O’Donnell adds.

“Imported strawberries, primarily from Mexico, represented about 13 percent of the U.S. fresh market inup from about 10 percent in   In Strawberry Yellow, he returns to the strawberry farms of his youth and encounters family intrigue, danger, and murder. The series' most compelling and evocative mystery yet is set in the strawberry fields of Watsonville, California, where young Mas first /5(22).

In her new book, Wilted: Pathogens, Chemicals, and the Fragile Future of the Strawberry Industry, Julie Guthman lays out the complex “assemblage” that makes it all possible, with a focus on her home state of California—home to the vast majority of the nation’s strawberries.

The e-book was grown from the minds behind the National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative, also known as NSSI. Its 60 digital pages are overflowing with content and links to more than 70 videos, tools and publications created to improve the sustainability of U.S.

strawberry production. The management of California's strawberry industry offers a case study of both the dependence on an imported peasantry that characterizes much of American agriculture and the destructive. These tables offer data for individual commodities on a marketing-year basis.

Included are data previously published in conjunction with the Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook, the annual Fruit and Tree Nuts Yearbook, and individual commodity data sets such as U.S. Apple Statistics and U.S. Strawberry Industry. The tables will contain new information as data are updated.

The chemical's ousting puts a $ billion industry in the United States at risk. Inthe United States produced more than 36 billion pounds of the berry — mostly from California.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the following nutrient content descriptors for strawberries: fat-free (must state that strawberries contain less than g of fat per g serving), saturated fat-free, sodium-free, cholesterol-free, a good source of fiber, high in .The strawberry seed oil market in North America is matured and accounts major share in the global strawberry seed oil market.

This is attributed by the U.S. being the leading country for strawberries production. Furthermore, the growing aromatherapy industries in /5(34).

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