Macdoel Growing Field Update

Harvest is right around the corner and our plants are looking amazing.  Here is a look at how much they have grown since July when I started these photos.
BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA.8.3.16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA.8.3.16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA. 9.6.16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA. 9.6.16

RADIANCE - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

RADIANCE - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

RADIANCE - Macdoel, CA. 8.3.16

RADIANCE - Macdoel, CA. 8.3.16

RADIANCE - Macdoel, CA. 9.6.16

RADIANCE - Macdoel, CA. 9.6.16

MONTEREY - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

MONTEREY - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

MONTEREY - Macdoel, CA. 8.3.16

MONTEREY - Macdoel, CA. 8.3.16

Monterey - Macdoel, CA. 9.6.16
SWEET ANN - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

SWEET ANN - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

SWEET ANN - Macdoel, CA. - 8.3.16

SWEET ANN - Macdoel, CA. - 8.3.16

SWEET ANN - Macdoel, CA. - 9.6.16

SWEET ANN - Macdoel, CA. - 9.6.16

SAN ANDREAS - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

SAN ANDREAS - Macdoel, CA - 7.1.16

SAN ANDREAS - Macdoel, CA. - 8.3.16

SAN ANDREAS - Macdoel, CA. - 8.3.16

SAN ANDREAS - Macdoel, CA. - 9.6.16

SAN ANDREAS - Macdoel, CA. - 9.6.16

 

Shastina Comparison August to September

We have been documenting our growing fields in Shastina each month.  Here is a little comparison to show how much the plants grow with in 30 days.
Camino Real - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Camino Real - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Camino Real - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16

Camino Real - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16

Portola - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Portola - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Portola - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16

Portola - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16

Sweet Ann - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Sweet Ann - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Sweet Ann - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Sweet Ann - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16

Seascape - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Seascape - Shastina, CA - 8.3.16

Seascape - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16

Seascape - Shastina, CA - 9.6.16


The Plants are Growing…

Traveled up to Macdoel on July 1st and snapped a few pics of the fields.  The plants are looking awesome!   Stay tuned for monthy updates on our growing season in Macdoel, CA.
SAN ANDREAS - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

SAN ANDREAS - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

RUBY JUNE - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

RUBY JUNE - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

RADIANCE - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

RADIANCE - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

SWEET ANN - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

SWEET ANN - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA 7-1-16

BENICIA - MACDOEL, CA 7-1-16

CABRILLO - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

CABRILLO - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

MONTEREY - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

MONTEREY - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

SCARLETT - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

SCARLETT - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

LUCIA - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

LUCIA - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

MONTEREY - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

MONTEREY - MACDOEL, CA. 7-1-16

2016 Annual Central Coast Strawberry Meeting

watsonville 2012 (52)2016 Annual Central Coast Strawberry Meeting

On Feb 4th 2016 the University of California Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz held their annual meeting to talk about their latest research on Strawberries.  Mark Bolda has provided the presentations from that meeting.  By visiting the link below you can view his presentations.  There is lots of great information concerning the strawberry industry in California, ranging from new varieties and what is going on with the use of Methyl Bromide for pre plant fumigation, and better methods for conserving water. If you have any questions you can contact Mark Bolda via e-mail @ mpbolda@ucanr.edu. You can also visit the UCSC website to find more information about Santa Cruz Resources. http://cesantacruz.ucanr.edu/ 2016 Annual Central Coast Strawberry Meeting Presentations watsonville 2012 (18) watsonville 2012 (17)

Anthracnose Concerns & the UCARN.edu

anthracnoseAnthracnose Concerns in Fall 2015

The University of California and the Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources  or UCANR often posts valuable information about growing Strawberries and Caneberries in their Blog.  We found this particular post about the Anthracnose concerns for this fall 2015.   Check out their Blog and watch this video they shared talking about Anthracnose.  If you subscribe to their blog you get updates as they post them on new information about Strawberries and Caneberries http://ucanr.edu/blogs/strawberries_caneberries/index.cfm   If you have any questions for Mark or Steven you can send them an e-mail Mark - mpbolda@ucanr.edu Steven - stkoike@ucdavis.edu