A robotic, chemical-free solution to controlling powdery mildew, one of the most common diseases in strawberry cultivation, could be commercially available to growers in under a year.
A new state-of-the art self-propelled sprayer for use in table-top strawberry growing systems has been developed by a Scottish farm machinery firm.
Fortuitously the strawberry season begins just as the summer holidays kick in and families are keen to explore the Scottish countryside.
Strawberries are a real celebration of summer. For many people they conjure up memories of picnics, garden parties, afternoon teas and, of course, Wimbledon.
Strawberries are the very essence of British summer eating.
A strawberry grower from the north-east is the latest farming face to grace television screens on behalf of Lidl.
Scotland is known for its fantastic soft fruit. And with Dobbies’ helpful guide, now you can grow your own delicious strawberries right in your back garden.
Those of us who buy strawberries - instead of growing our own - are frequently unaware of the vast difference between the varieties.