Louisiana’s Strawberries Are Looking Good Despite Weather Woes

When warmer weather arriving and no freezes in the long-term forecast, Louisiana strawberries should soon be plentiful.

The LSU AgCenter’s Craig Gautreaux shares this update.

When visiting “u-pick” strawberry farms, it is important to remember not to rip the fruit from the plants. Instead, pinch it off, leaving a small stem, and do not stack your fruit too deep to avoid bruising.


Louisiana’s strawberries have an early jump on the growing season

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Verrill Farm is producing some sustainable strawberries

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Let’s check in on Huhn Strawberry Farm’s u-pick operation

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