NC State Extension

New Growers

Close up of ripe berriesStrawberry production is generally considered a profitable agribusiness. However, new growers should be aware of the investment costs, market potential and cultural requirements before setting the first plant. The resources that will be outlined on this page should be helpful to those considering an entrepreneurial endeavor and those in their first year of production.

As we work to post information here, please refer to the Management tab for interactive budgets and the Production tab for valuable cultural information. Check back often for new resources.

Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium
The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium involves collaborative efforts at various sites across the region between small fruit growers and grower organizations, industries and service organizations allied with and/or serving small fruit growers, and agricultural extension programs and research stations working together to enhance the development of the small fruit industries in the region.