The good news for horticulture and crop science graduate student Omar Gonzalez Benitez is that the strawberries are still dying. The bad news is that the industry might be going with them. Gonzalez Benitez is a Cal Poly masters candidate who is researching strawberry diseases, and measures success in dead strawberries. Gonzalez Benitez is also […]
Author Archives: Jack Berkenfield
Behind the Story: Discovering the Economics of Strawberries
This is a behind the scenes story of Discovering the Economics of Strawberries. As a born and raised Californian, strawberries have been a constant throughout my life. They are so consistently available and delicious that I never once stopped to think about the industry behind the fruit. When my teammate, Nicole Troy, introduced the idea […]
Word On The Street (WOTS): Presidential Primary Election
Cal Poly students reflect on the upcoming Presidential Primary Election.