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AWIS 10-Day Weather Forecast

Some growers were concerned about colder temperatures over those days. Please monitor the temperatures in your field. Most of …

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Dear Farming Community, Please see the attached email conversation. Dear Sir or Madam, my name is Mark Hoffmann, I am Assistant Professor …

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AWIS 10-Day Weather Report

Dear strawberry grower community, the 2018/19 season already brought a lot of rain and warm weather. The last few weeks it …

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Weather Forecast 1/10/2019-1/15/2019

Dear Strawberry Community, The craziness of last years weather has just continued into the new season 2018/19. Very warm temperatures …

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IMPORTANT: Anthracnose Crown Rot

Dear Strawberry Community, This year was certainly an exceptional sad year for strawberry growers all over the Southeast. It all …

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