By: Darrin Kimbler, Agriculture Educator, Iron County Strawberries are an ideal fruit to grow in containers. In this video, you will learn about varieties, containers, soils, water management and how to overwinter container grown strawberry plants. Strawberry varieties are divided into three different groupings: June-bearing, ever-bearing and day-neutral. Day-neutral varieties are the easiest varieties for […]
Find out which fruit cultivars are recommended for your area of Northern Wisconsin in this fact sheet. Includes tree fruits, stone fruits and small fruits, and describes flavor, ripening date, hardiness and more.
Find out which fruit cultivars are recommended for Southern Wisconsin. This publication describes flavor, ripening date, winter hardiness, and more, and includes tree fruits, stone fruits and small fruits.
This fact sheet provided a list of 10 relatively easy to identify plant diseases.
Wisconsin always has a risk of spring frosts, which can injure or kill flowers or immature fruit. This factsheet outlines critical temperatures and describes ways to protect against late season frosts.
Angular leaf spot is a severe bacterial disease that can adversely affect strawberries wherever they are grown. Learn how to identify and manage this disease in this factsheet.
Common leaf spot of strawberry is a common fungal leaf disease that affects both wild and cultivated strawberries. Learn about this foliar disease and its potential impact in your strawberry patch.
Strawberries are one of the asiest fruit crops for gardeners to grow. However, they are susceptible to many disease and insect pests. Learn how to manage them in this 2-page publication.
This factsheet covers cane blight, a fungal disease that affects the health of raspberries and blackberries wherever they are grown, and can cause significant fruit yield losses if left unmanaged.
Anthracnose is a common disease that causes significant reductions of yield and fruit quality of raspberries. Learn more about managing this disease in this factsheet.
While more common in apples and pears, fireblight also affects raspberries. Find out how to spot, prevent and control this disease in your raspberry patch in this publication.
Spotted wing Drosophila is an invasive vinegar fly that can affect a wide variety of fruits, especially raspberries, in Wisconsin. Learn identification and management techniques in this factsheet.